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[ale] Fwd: periodic fsck was Re: [patch] ext2/3: document conditions when reliable operation is possible



On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer at gmail.com> wrote
> All,
>
> I just read the below piece of advice which was new to me.
>
> Ted Tso, the main ext4 developer is advising users to keep
> ext2/ext3/ext4 partitions on LVM volumes. ?That way a snapshot can be
> taken weekly and the filesystem snapshot checked.

Because fsck runs on unmounted filesystems, I would expect
there to be a need to unmount before making the LVM snapshot.

Do you have a link to Ted Tso's advice so that I can look for
details like this one?

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