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Re: data recovery openoffice.sx? on ext3-partition



Hi,

On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 07:03:12AM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
 
> If desired, we could still do this operation in 2 stages:
> 1) mark inode unused in inode bitmap and nlinks = 0, put it on orphan list
> 2) update all of the block bitmaps and group descriptor summaries
> 
> If we crash between 1 & 2, we can always restart 2 like we do now.

Sure, but the problem is that 2) is also an unbounded operation that
can require multiple transactions, if it's a large enough file
covering enough block groups.

--Stephen





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