lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Aug]   [25]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [patch] ext2/3: document conditions when reliable operation is possible
Hi!

>>> If your concern is that with Linux MD, you could potentially lose an
>>> entire stripe in RAID 5 mode, then you should say that explicitly; but
>>> again, this isn't a filesystem specific cliam; it's true for all
>>> filesystems. I don't know of any file system that can survive having
>>> a RAID stripe-shaped-hole blown into the middle of it due to a power
>>> failure.
>>>
>>
>> Again, ext2 handles that in a way user expects it.
>>
>> At least I was teached "ext2 needs fsck after powerfail; ext3 can
>> handle powerfails just ok".
>
> So, would you be happy if ext3 fsck was always run on reboot (at least
> for flash devices)?

For flash devices, MD Raid 5 and anything else that needs it; yes that
would make me happy ;-).

Pavel
--
(english) http://www.livejournal.com/~pavelmachek
(cesky, pictures) http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/picture/horses/blog.html


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-08-25 11:37    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site