Subject: Re: Clean bit bits
To: None <>
From: Scott Reynolds <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/12/1996 11:22:50
On Fri, 12 Jan 1996 wrote:

> About the FS clean bits: the discussion seems a bit schizophrenic to me.
> I'm inclined to say that you should either trust the clean bit, or
> you don't.

Or, you don't completely trust the clean bit but you don't care.  (Such 
is the case for the vast majority of our workstations; it's only on the 
NFS servers that I care at all, and on those we have nightly backups in 
the event of problems.)

> Correct me if I'm wrong though. I know people will flame me for this
> anyway, since this is probably a very unpopular view to hold :-)
> Perhaps it is too black-and-white, but..

Maybe a little too much so, but I certainly agree with the main thrust of 
your argument, in any case.