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Re: ReiserFS Installation support on RedHat 7.1



On 3 Apr 2001, Chmouel Boudjnah wrote:

> Bernhard Rosenkraenzer <bero redhat de> writes:
>
> > Start doing something odd (dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda offset=something
>
> here you write directly on your disk and wouldn't recover even with a
> ext2 filesystem.

And that's what I've intended.
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda offset="some random value" count="something small"
is a nice way to simulate a hardware defect.

There's a difference between "filesystem broken beyond repair" and "some
data lost".

LLaP
bero






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