over-replicated files / fsck behavior

dormando dormando at rydia.net
Sun Sep 9 22:20:24 UTC 2007

> My question is, what is the correct setup to prevent this from happening 
> and keep the system redundant.

I've yet to reproduce this :\ Do you have a summary (or could link to 
the most relevent ml posts) on what you've done so far? I might give it 
a whack while I'm in the code this week.

> Also, what is the behavior of fsck? Documentation is a bit lacking in 
> this area and I would love to help fill in those blanks but I don't 
> really know. Does it fix this kind of damage? Will it bump the number of 
> replicas of old files from 2 to 3?

I don't know about bumping replicants down, but it'll bump replicants up 
if need be. The sources aren't too long if you want to find out exactly 
which cases it does handle.


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