Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: ReiserFS data corruption in very simple configuration

From: Jens Benecke (
Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 13:19:07 EST

On Sun, Oct 14, 2001 at 10:52:54AM -0400, Chris Mason wrote:
> > When I was using ext2 I always mounted the /usr partition read-only, so
> > that a fsck weren't necessary at boot - and the files were all
> > guaranteed to be OK to bring the system up at least.
> >
> > Does this (mount -o ro) make sense with ReiserFS as well? What I mean
> > is, is there a chance of a file getting corrupted that was only *read*
> > (not *written*) at or before a power outage?
> Yes, after the mount is finished, reiserfs won't change the files on a
> readonly mount.

What I meant is this: AFAIK, if you exclude broken hardware, in ext2 there
is no chance of a file that was never written to since mounting being
corrupted on a crash, even if the fs was mounted read-write.

Is this the same thing with ReiserFS?

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