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Re: ext2 vs ext3 vs xfs vs reiserfs

On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 12:16:13 -0800, nate wrote:
> Cameron Hutchison said:
> > The authors of XFS seem to think that because it is a journalling
> > filesystem, a filesystem repair tool is not necessary.
> yes this is true, I forgot about it. a few years ago I was replacing
> a drive on a SGI box which was running XFS. The system refused to run
> fsck. It told me something like 'you don't need to fsck a xfs volume',
> even though the disk was failing and data was being lost at the time.

Then, why is fsck necessary with ext3?

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