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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Documentation: sysrq: don't recommend 'S' 'U' before 'B'
On Tue,  3 Sep 2019 18:08:40 +0200
Adam Borowski <> wrote:

> This advice is obsolete and slightly harmful for filesystems from this
> millenium: any modern filesystem can handle unexpected crashes without
> requiring fsck -- and on the other hand, trying to write to the disk when
> the kernel is in a bad state risks introducing corruption.
> For ext2, any unsafe shutdown meant widespread breakage, but it's no longer
> a reasonable filesystem for any non-special use.
> Signed-off-by: Adam Borowski <>

Makes sense to me. Applied, thanks.


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