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SubjectRe: Journaling pointless with today's hard disks?
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Matthias Andree <matthias.andree@stud.uni-dortmund.de> writes:

> 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).

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