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SubjectRe: Journaling pointless with today's hard disks?
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Followup to:  <tgy9kwf02c.fsf@mercury.rus.uni-stuttgart.de>
By author: Florian Weimer <Florian.Weimer@RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> > However, if it's really true that DTLA drives and their successor
> > corrupt blocks (generate bad blocks) on power loss during block writes,
> > these drives are crap.
>
> They do, even IBM admits that (on
>
> http://www.cooling-solutions.de/dtla-faq
>
> you find a quote from IBM confirming this). IBM says it's okay, you
> have to expect this to happen. So much for their expertise in making
> hard disks. This makes me feel rather dizzy (lots of IBM drives in
> use).
>

No sh*t. I have always been favouring IBM drives, and I had a RAID
system with these drives bought. It will be a LONG time before I buy
another IBM drive, that's for sure. I can't believe they don't even
have the decency of saying "we fucked".

-hpa
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