Subject: Re: Superblock backups
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: current-users
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.

						- Bill