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NTFS error checking

Postby DrTeeth » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:51 am

I wonder if consideration could be given to having the option to bypassing the error checking etc that occurs before resizing and manipulating NTFS partitions?

Working on ext4 partitions does not have this process so I wonder why NTFS does. Surely they are both robust journaling filesystems that are equally susceptible to drive errors? It takes such a long time that I often think that the process has frozen.

If it is really needed just for selected filesystems, I'd be interested to find out why.

Happy New Year to all.

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Re: NTFS error checking

Postby TeraByte Support » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:01 am

it's needed to ensure the resize won't cause problems.


"DrTeeth" wrote in message news:16196@public.bootitbm...

I wonder if consideration could be given to having the option to bypassing
the error checking etc that occurs before resizing and manipulating NTFS
partitions?

Working on ext4 partitions does not have this process so I wonder why NTFS
does. Surely they are both robust journaling filesystems that are equally
susceptible to drive errors? It takes such a long time that I often think
that the process has frozen.

If it is really needed just for selected filesystems, I'd be interested to
find out why.

Happy New Year to all.

Cheers

DrT

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Re: NTFS error checking

Postby DrTeeth » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:11 pm

On Wed, 2 Jan 2019 09:01:54 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
"TeraByte Support" disturbed my
reverie and wrote:

>it's needed to ensure the resize won't cause problems.

Is there anyway of having a progress bar or some animation in the
software that would show activity and/or a lack of freezing? It would
be especially useful as modern PC cases do not seem to have an HDD
light.

What is the reason why ext4 partitions do not need a check before
resizing?
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DrT

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Re: NTFS error checking

Postby TeraByte Support » Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:22 pm

We don't do it since it doesn't know how many files prior to checking each
one and we don't spend the extra time getting the count before checking.
Each file system is unique, so it may do some checking ahead of time it's
just faster for want needs checking.



"DrTeeth" wrote in message news:16199@public.bootitbm...

On Wed, 2 Jan 2019 09:01:54 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
"TeraByte Support"

disturbed my
reverie and wrote:

>it's needed to ensure the resize won't cause problems.

Is there anyway of having a progress bar or some animation in the
software that would show activity and/or a lack of freezing? It would
be especially useful as modern PC cases do not seem to have an HDD
light.

What is the reason why ext4 partitions do not need a check before
resizing?
--
Cheers,

DrT

** Amateurs built the Ark, but professionals built the Titanic.**

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Re: NTFS error checking

Postby Brian K » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:29 pm

DrT, have you tried resizing partitions using PartWork in IFL? The error checking and resizing is
much faster than in BIBM.
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Re: NTFS error checking

Postby DrTeeth » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:53 am

On Sat, 5 Jan 2019 14:29:37 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
Brian K disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>DrT, have you tried resizing partitions using PartWork in IFL? The error checking and resizing is
>much faster than in BIBM.

I'll give that a try next time. Thanks for the idea!
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