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Re: My first DontZap use case while testing F11 beta



Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Apr 2009, Adam Williamson wrote:
> 
>> Haha :) No, it's just that, as far as I can see, the impact on newbies
>> is that we tell them to reboot instead of doing ctrl-alt-backspace.
>> Total cost: about twenty seconds (time to reboot vs. time to restart X).
> 
> Oh. it is a secret project to test data loss for ext4!
> 
>> Killing X kills all X apps in any case, so they're not going to lose any
>> data rebooting that they wouldn't have lost anyway by doing
>> ctrl-alt-backspace.
> 
> UNEXPECTED FILE INCONSISTENTY, please run fsck manually

I've been doing my damnedest to not follow this thread, but ... neither
ctrl-alt-backspace nor a reboot should result in a corrupted filesytsem
or an unclean fs shutdown....

-Eric



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