[Tux3] Review incoming changes

OGAWA Hirofumi hirofumi at mail.parknet.co.jp
Tue Dec 16 03:23:49 PST 2008

"Maciej Żenczykowski" <zenczykowski at gmail.com> writes:

> changing the order of autodetection isn't enough - you'd also need to
> make sure the magic files are up2date

The magic file affects mount? IIRC, /proc/filesystems and /etc/filesystems.

> - also on old computers and make it somehow not mount as reiserfs even
> if someone explicitely asks for reiserfs - that's why I vote for
> pre-emptively zeroing out a megabyte on both sides - what are the
> drawbacks?  I see none...

I can see what are you saying, and of course, it is reasonable. But, if
we use that rule perfectly, the cleaner would become the whole volume or
at least more blocks.

E.g. why do we care only reiserfs? In the same reason, we would want to
clear blocks on any offset which is using storage? E.g. ntfs would use
the middle of volume. Ugh.
OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi at mail.parknet.co.jp>

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