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Date:      Tue, 08 Dec 2009 13:43:11 +0300
From:      cronfy <cronfy@sprinthost.ru>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD is too filesystem errors sensitive
Message-ID:  <4B1E2DBF.90901@sprinthost.ru>
In-Reply-To: <4B1E2954.8020407@cyberleo.net>
References:  <4B1DF953.4050504@sprinthost.ru> <hfl7v5$f9j$1@ger.gmane.org> <4B1E2954.8020407@cyberleo.net>

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>>> .. 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)
Why isn't it possible to do the same without a reboot?




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