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Re: moving affs + RDB partition support to staging?

> On May 6, 2018, at 1:52 PM, Eero Tamminen <oak@helsinkinet.fi> wrote:
> Hi,
>> On 05/06/2018 01:12 PM, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
>> Al Viro - 06.05.18, 02:59:
>>> Funny, that...  I'd been going through the damn thing for the
>>> last week or so; open-by-fhandle/nfs export support is completely
>>> buggered.  And as for the rest... the least said about the error
>>> handling, the better - something like rename() hitting an IO
>>> error (read one) can not only screw the on-disk data into the
>>> ground, it can do seriously bad things to kernel data structures.
>>> Is there anything resembling fsck for that thing, BTW?  Nevermind
>>> the repairs, just the validity checks would be nice...
>> I am not aware of the fsck command for affs on Linux. There is a
>> partitioning tool called amiga-fdisk, but for checking a filesystem you
>> would need to use a tool under AmigaOS.
> So, it should be made read-only FS, until the problems are
> fixed (and there's linux-native FS consistency checker)?

No, it shouldn’t.

> Read-only mode should be enough for the data rescue purposes
> mentioned in the list.

This is for the second usecase I mentioned. The first usecase requires write access.

Again, it works fine for our usecases in Debian m68k, so please don’t mutilate its functionality.


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