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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: http://lwn.net/Articles/309576/
(Magnetic disks are discussed there.)
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Stefan Richter
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