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Date:      Thu, 23 Jan 2003 00:53:16 +0600
From:      Max Khon <>
To:        Jan Srzednicki <>
Cc:        Garrett Wollman <>,
Subject:   Re: background fsck did not create lost+found
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 07:18:44PM +0100
References:  <> <>

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hi, there!

On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 07:18:44PM +0100, Jan Srzednicki wrote:

> > > Would that be a big problem to allow some fsck option not to erase all
> > > these softupdates-pending inodes, but to put them in lost+found as usual?
> >
> > It certainly couldn't be done with the background fsck, because
> > background fsck works on a snapshot and not the running filesystem;
> > thus, it cannot make any allocations -- it can only deallocate things.
> Still, in case you know some of your important files can be lost, you can
> boot the system to single user and run foreground fsck.

this is not an option if the system was rebooted because of power loss
or kernel panic


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