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Re: Some questions.

To: linux <dahouet@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Some questions.
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 11:45:57 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <200105131820030355.01053731@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
linux wrote:
> what exactely does the kernel do when it says the recovery thing ?

It re-plays the log to commit transactions which were still in the log
when your power failed.

> why a ext2-fs warning ?

Not sure - do you have ANY ext2 filesystems on this box?
> on the future release of xfs, when will we have to do a new mkfs.xfs ?
> or only a kernel release ?

The on-disk format is fixed (it's been around for years on Irix), so you
won't need to re-make any existing XFS filesystems you have, even on new
releases of XFS.


Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

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