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On Sun, 7 Sep 2003 12:34:45 +1000, 
Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> wrote in message 
<200309071234.45731.russell@coker.com.au>:
> 
> Also I believe that in Ext3 if you write data to a file and then
> unlink the file before the data is committed to disk then the data
> will never be written.  So there seems no loss as long as the file
> isn't opened with O_SYNC and you don't call fsync() (and no-one calls
> sync()).
> 

..I have had a few cases of ext3fs'es, even on raid-1, going 
read-only on errors, what do you guys use to bring them back 
into service?

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...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.



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