>>>>> "KH" == Kenn Humborg <kenn at bluetree.ie> writes:
KH> This means that using debugfs like this on a live mounted
KH> filesystem is almost asking for filesystem corruption. If the
KH> kernel's in-memory view of the disk contents is not consistent
KH> with what's actually on-disk, then when it goes to flush any
KH> modified data or metadata, it's likely that the on-disk data
KH> will end up inconsistent.
Doing "mount -oremount,sync /usr" might get around that problem. Of
course, working on live filesystems is risky anyway.
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