Subject: Re: FFS journal
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List: tech-kern
Date: 07/05/2006 14:05:15
On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 08:50:39PM +0200, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> Why couldn't the file continue to be used, even if it is deleted on disk?
> Remember, the filesystem is now RO, so nothing can reuse the freed data and
> metadata for another purpose.

Because it is possible to go to RW back again later and this property
would be lost.