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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.29
> percentage. For many setups, the other corruption issues (drive failure) 
> are not just more common, but generally more disastrous anyway. So why
> would a person like that worry about the (rare) power failure?

How about the far more regular crash case ? We may be pretty reliable but
we are hardly indestructible especially on random boxes with funky BIOSes
or low grade hardware builds.

For the generic sane low end server/high end desktop build with at least
two drive software RAID the hardware failure for data loss case is
pretty rare. Crashes yes, having to reboot to recover from a RAID failure
sure but data loss far less so

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