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Re: part of files in another file after crash



Hi,

On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 11:23:26PM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:

> Well, ext2 and ext3 don't modify or move files that haven't been
> changed, so the only explanation is some kind of hardware error (which
> might be also causing the filesystem corruption)

Software errors which corrupt the allocation bitmaps can cause this
sort of corruption too.  However, in that case you'd end up with
multiply-linked files, which would be warned about in fsck, and we
don't seem to have that here.

Cheers, 
 Stephen





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