Subject: Re: lfs
To: Kenneth Stailey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 04/06/1995 22:57:56
> One of the things that I never figured out was "is there a fsck for
> LFS? do you need one?" /sbin/fsck didn't grok the LFS platter.
No, there isn't. You don't strictly _need_ one, because of LFS's
design. An 'lfsck' (which would do roll-forward) would be nice to
have, however, for a couple of reasons:
(1) it reduces data loss in the event of a crash,
(2) it would force fsck to be generalized, a la 'mount'.