Re: ext3 corruption
From: Denis Vlasenko
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 03:43:02 EST
On Wednesday 09 August 2006 17:22, Molle Bestefich wrote:
> The hardware works flawlessly.
> The shutdown was a regular shutdown -h.
> Messages on the console indicated that Linux actually tried to
> shutdown the filesystem before shutting down Samba, which is just
> plain Real-F......-Stupid. Is there no intelligent ordering of
> shutdown events in Linux at all?
There is no shutdown ordering in the Linux *kernel*, it is
the responsibility of the userspace to arrange for that.
IOW: the distribution packagers should do it,
or you, if you maintain your custom-configured system.
> Samba was serving files to remote computers and had no desire to let
> go of the filesystem while still running. After 5 seconds or so,
Somebody forgot to add a kill -9 to the shutdown scripts.
> Linux just shutdown the MD device with the filesystem still mounted.
> That's what happened on a user-visible level, but what could have
> happened internally in the filesystem?
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