Subject: Re: FFS reliability problems
To: Charles Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 05/15/2002 10:43:33
On Wed, 15 May 2002, Charles Hannum wrote:
[that I wrote, which I did...]:
# > With fsck_ffs(8), I note that inodes which are otherwise valid (but not
# > connected) are cleared. If they're non-zero size, should they not be
# > reconnected into lost+found?
# You're on crack. That's all I have to say.
...exCUSE me?!? Do you think you could possibly put it any more rudely?
I asked what I thought was a perfectly legitimate question and this is
the answer I get.
Does anyone else out there have a REAL answer why unreferenced inodes
are automagically cleared by "fsck_ffs -p" at boot time? I just lost
about a day's worth of work because of this, thank you very much.
(mutter mutter "On crack, indeed..." mutter mutter)
NetBSD, Net Improvement.