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Bug#529629: Add a note about ext3 option "data" change from "ordered" to "writeback"

retitle 529629 [SQUEEZE] Add a note about ext3 option "data" change from "ordered" to "writeback"


On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 06:22:45PM +0200, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
> Package: release-notes
> This is a note that I suggest to add to the next Installation manual
> since it is about a possible problem that would render your system
> unusable.
> Starting with 2.6.30 kernels, ext3 default mount option is now
> data=writeback instead of "data=ordered". If you have "data=ordered"
> in /etc/fstab then you will not be able to mount read/write your file
> system after upgrading kernel from 2.6.29.

Thanks for reporting this.

>From what I understand, this will have to be mentioned in the
Squeeze release notes.

As I think we will get more of these, I'm tagging this bug accordingly.

Best Regards,

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