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SubjectRe: bkbits.net down
Go reread my posts and stop wasting my time.

On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 10:44:54PM +0000, Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote:
> Larry McVoy <lm@bitmover.com> writes:
>
> >things back together for kernel developers. What, exactly, did you
> >hope to accomplish?
>
> Awareness on your side that there are people presenting valid
> arguments to you even if you don't agree. I did read the first posts
> of the thread up until it degraded to "our application does every
> integrity check possible to verify that the data is correct. So even
> if it gets corrupted, we will know. That's why we better than the
> rest" and you shot down everyone presenting you with other solutions
> with this arguments. Well, in this case, you obviously knew that the
> data is incorrect (because the disk died, I'm really feeling with you
> here, from my eight IBM DTLA disks, three have died, too and I fear
> that the remaining five will also die [1]) but all your checks
> couldn't help you where just a few up-to-date backups would have.
>
> Actually I'm a bit disappointed too, that you with all the
> professionalism that you sprikle over this mailing list in every of
> your posts, run such a showcase part of your business as bkbits.net on
> IDE disks without RAID. And without clustering in case of emergency.
>
> Regards
> Henning
>
>
> [1] I keep them in an dust free, climate controlled environment (18
> degree centigrade all the time) and they're continously running (no
> on-off operations) and they still die. IBM really deserves to suffer
> for these disks. The last two died within six hours in the same box
> after 20 months of continous running [2].
>
> [2] I had the system up and running again 93 minutes after I pulled it
> from the rack. Amanda and daily backups saved my ass. :-) And my
> applications do not do integrity checks.
>
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