[sclug] Well, *that's* not supposed to happen...

Keith Edmunds kae at midnighthax.com
Thu May 24 17:59:35 UTC 2007

Hi David

> I've never seen ext3 recover properly from a dirty shutdown.

I've seen it recover many, many times.

> I do know that you have to explicitly enable the journal with tune2fs
> --- it doesn't happen automatically when you create the filesystem ---

It does if you use the '-j' switch: 

	mke2fs -j /dev/sda1

For general use, we use ext3 extensively and have had very few problems.
Clearly your mileage varies...


Keith Edmunds

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