Re: ext3 corruption

From: Bernd Petrovitsch
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 04:30:59 EST

On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 20:28 +0200, Molle Bestefich wrote:
> Michael Loftis wrote:
> > > Is there no intelligent ordering of
> > > shutdown events in Linux at all?
> >
> > The kernel doesn't perform those, your distro's init scripts do that.
> Right. It's all just "Linux" to me ;-).

Then you are very probably questioning at the wrong place.

> (Maybe the kernel SHOULD coordinate it somehow,
> seems like some of the distros are doing a pretty bad job as is.)

Patch your "Linux" to dump the output of "strace" of the init scripts
(it should be enough to improve the correct line in /etc/inittab) into a
log file and have fun considering the heuristics to be used in the
kernel to detect the dependencies.

AFAIK typical init scripts, the expression "extremely hard" is the
understatement of the year for this task.

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