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SubjectRe: Journaling pointless with today's hard disks?
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On November 25, 2001 10:14 am, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 02:03:11PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Now, since EMC, NetApp, Sun, HP, Compaq, etc. all have products which
> presumable depend on this behavior, I don't think it's going to go
> away, it perhaps will just become important to know which drives are
> brain-damaged and list them so people can avoid them.
>
> As this will affect the Windows world too consumer pressure will
> hopefully rectify this problem.

Andre Hedrik has put together a site with exactly this intention, check out:

http://linuxdiskcert.org/

Of course, there's a lot of hard work between here and having a useful
database, but, hey, well begun and all that...

According to Andre:

"the requirements are they apply a patch run a series of tests and then I
will submit to the OEM for rebutal and if there is no resolution the drive
and the test procedure on how to reproduce the error will be posted"

--
Daniel
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