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Re: clearing bogus journal

On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 09:14:47PM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > A second question is whenever fsck_ffs should do minimum checks against
> > the log integrity, and ask for help if it finds a problem. My guess is that
> > it should propose to clear the log flag(s) and do a "normal" ffs check in
> > such a case. Any idea on what proper behavior of fsck_ffs would be
> > with log ?
> If old level formats don't support journal at all,
> I think "fsck_ffs -c4" should explicitly wipe out
> unused wapbl related fields in converted FFSv2-layout superblock.

Sure. My question was more about already -c4 filesystem, with an
active but corrupted journal. I think fsck should be able to detect and
bring the filesystem back in a mountable state.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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