Re: ac4 ext3 recovery failure

Andrew Morton (
Fri, 03 Aug 2001 12:58:34 -0700

Alexander Viro wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Aug 2001, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Do you think this happened during the e2fsck run, or during the
> > actual mount?
> actual mount. s/fsync_dev/fsync_no_super/ in fs/jbd/*. Already fixed
> in Alan's tree.

Ah. Thanks. Linus doesn't seem to have fsync_no_super(), so some
compatibility hacks will be needed there.

Why does fsync_no_super() exist? I assume some locking changes

> BTW, code around the place in question looks somewhat fishy - looks
> like you have a lot of stuff assuming that journal and fs are on the
> same device.

Yes - this was fixed up when we were testing the external journal
support for 0.9.5. -ac4 has 0.9.3+bits.

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