> > Well, that's right, and that's assured: if something like this > > happens, > > you won't loose your data. That's why I've written the "recover" > > tool. > Murphy (and me ;) ) will say you that the "recover" tool is always > on the damaged partition :) That's why, the "do your best and mount > in read only" > is the best solution if you want to have a chance to burn a CD with > your data, > or setup a ftp transfert, before replacing the dead harddisk, of > course. Yes, of course, it can be inconvenient - and having the file system deal with it in the way you describe it is a much nicer behaviour, yes, in that point we agree. But I won't do it for R1 :-) > > I can at least speak for me that I think you've misinterpreted me - > > I > > just have a slightly different POV than Guillaume. > Even if our POV are different, we are not in a 'batlle', but just > gathering technical solutions. Yep :-) Adios... Axel.