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Re: System partially unusable after power loss...

To: Manuel Reimer <Manuel.Spam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: System partially unusable after power loss...
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 23:15:44 -0500
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Manuel Reimer wrote:

> But why did xfs_repair restore files... For me it seems like xfs_repair
> restored an *old* version of openssl, which has been replaced by the
> system update process. This would mean: xfs_repair made a deleted file
> visible. Is this possible?

I don't know what to make of that; if you mean the openssl files got replaced
by older versions, it sounds very unlikely.

Sadly without repair output I can't say what repair did, but resurrecting
overwritten files from the past would be unexpected to say the least...

-Eric
 
> Yours
> 
> Manuel

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