does fsck.ext3 read data blocks?

Theodore Ts'o tytso at
Mon Jun 20 16:58:41 UTC 2005

On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 02:55:47AM -0700, amol surati wrote:
> I am working on a file system related project. 
> I want to know whether the fsck utility for ext3
> reads data blocks (storing user files,etc)  at any
> stage?

E2fsck will read data blocks for directory inodes and symbolic links
where the target of the symlink is greater than 60 bytes.

					- Ted

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