Subject: Re: Superblock backups
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/14/1999 10:22:08
> Just to be sure - ffs won't do updates on all this blocks everytime the
> filesystem is unmounted? Or even at sync time?
Correct. The backup superblocks just contain filesystem geometry
> I understand this block is important, but are thousands of copies
> realy necessary?
No, but it's more an irritant than something really broken.