Re: [PATCH] SMP race in ext2 - metadata corruption.

From: LA Walsh (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 13:02:17 EST

Andrzej Krzysztofowicz wrote:

> I know a few people that often do:
> dd if=/dev/hda1 of=/dev/hdc1
> e2fsck /dev/hdc1
> to make an "exact" copy of a currently working system.

    Presumably this isn't a problem is the source disks are either unmounted or mounted 'read-only' ?

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