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    SubjectRe: Intel X25-E running Linux using XFS
    Justin Piszcz wrote:
    > On Fri, 12 Dec 2008, Pavel Machek wrote:
    >> Actually I'd like to know... how does it behave during powerfails
    >> while it is being written to?
    >> Flashes I seen (USB / SD) developed bad sectors in that case, and
    >> ext2/ext3 can't handle that. (And I don't think xfs can handle that
    >> either).
    > I have a UPS for all of my machines, so that will not be a problem in my
    > case.

    UPSs fail too.

    > With barriers, presumably it would be safe

    There are other opinions:
    (Magnetic disks are discussed there.)
    Stefan Richter
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