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Re: Journaling patches

Hi Bill,

On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 01:05:20PM -0700, Bill Stouder-Studenmund wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 11:32:09PM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:
> > There is one other behavioural change.  You now need to use the "-f"
> > option to mount a dirty filesystem.  I'm not sure of the original reason
> > for this, and am not sure if this behaviour is desirable or not.  Any
> > comments?
> Why? The whole idea with journaling is that once you play the journal, the 
> file system is consistent. So why need -f?
> Yes, things can happen, which is why we still have fsck. But I think we 
> shouldn't need -f with a journal.

Oh, I wasn't clear enough .. the non-journaled case now requires -f to
mount an unclean filesystem with the current WAPBL patch.  The journaled
case works as you describe/expect.


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