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Date:      Tue, 08 Dec 2009 04:24:20 -0600
From:      CyberLeo Kitsana <cyberleo@cyberleo.net>
To:        Ivan Voras <ivoras@freebsd.org>, cronfy <cronfy@sprinthost.ru>
Cc:        CyberLeo <cyberleo@cyberleo.net>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD is too filesystem errors sensitive
Message-ID:  <4B1E2954.8020407@cyberleo.net>
In-Reply-To: <hfl7v5$f9j$1@ger.gmane.org>
References:  <4B1DF953.4050504@sprinthost.ru> <hfl7v5$f9j$1@ger.gmane.org>

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Ivan Voras wrote:
> cronfy wrote:
>> ... but the hell why is it required to panic and kill everything
>> that would be working happily even if something very disasterous
>> happen to /backup partition, in example?
> 
> All those errors indicate file system corruption. To protect other data
> from getting corrupted (e.g. by invalid pointers or calculations), the
> kernel panics.

...and (hopefully) reboots, determines that there were filesystem
errors, and attempts to correct them with fsck(8)

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