glabel for ufs: size check is overzealous?

Andriy Gapon avg at
Wed Apr 22 13:06:16 UTC 2009

on 21/04/2009 21:43 Ivan Voras said the following:
> Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> I don't see why it should and - no, it actually does not.
>> fsck checks only filesystem's internal consistency, it doesn't check media size, etc.
> Well yes, if the number of blocks is really incorrect it should be
> visible from the arrangement of the metadata but still - that makes the
> field almost useless doesn't it?

How do you mean?
The field tells the filesystem size, how it can be useless?

Andriy Gapon

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