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Re: Linux filesystems -- Journaling, ACs, Features, Win v. UNIX
Regarding the "aways replay the journal" "feature"... While ext3 does
the same thing, in situations where the journal itself is corrupt, the
"easy" fix is to use tune2fs to remove the has_journal bit from the
filesystem. When you fsck, the filesystem will have errors, but they
are usually correctable. After that, you can re-add the journal with
Unfortunately, this is a fairly manual procedure that won't work
without another boot disk if the filesystem that has problems is /.
It can be done though. (I know... I've had to do it.)
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