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SubjectRe: Journaling pointless with today's hard disks?
On 24 Nov 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:

> In the German computer community, a statement from IBM[1] is
> circulating which describes a rather peculiar behavior of certain IBM
> IDE hard drivers (the DTLA series):

That seems more like a case of "hard drives being pointless
for people wanting to store their data" ;)

The disks which _do_ store your data right also tend to work
great with journaling; in fact, they tend to work better with
journaling if you make a habit of crashing your system by
hacking the kernel...

The article you point to seems more like a "if you value your
data, don't use IBM DTLA" thingy.

regards,

Rik
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