Re: safe file systems

david parsons (o.r.c@p.e.l.l.p.o.r.t.l.a.n.d.o.r.u.s)
26 Sep 1997 11:52:42 -0700

In article <linux.kernel.60fk8n$1fc$>,
H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:
>Followup to: <60eacu$>
>By author: (david parsons)
>In newsgroup:
>> Readonly file systems don't, as a general rule, care that much if you
>> turn off the power while they're in full cry...
>Not just "as a general rule". Readonly filesystems are perfectly safe
>to cut the power on (barring hardware failure, of course.)

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david parsons \bi/ I just _said_ that.