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Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.6



On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 06:40:22PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

> - ext3 has for a long time had developer code which allows the target device
>   to be turned read-only at the disk device driver level a certain number
>   of jiffies after the fs was mounted.  This is to allow scripted testing
>   of crash recovery.  This facility has been extended to support two devices;
>   one for the filesystem and one for the external journal device.

Would this facility also be able to deal with parts of a device becoming
read-only unexpectedly?  Some of the disks I have in RAIDs have the
nice habit of disabling write access when overheating.  That's an
interesting failure scenario in a RAID system.

  Ralf





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