Ubuntu becomes unusable - force fsck when needed

Saad Shakhshir shakhshir at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 10:25:56 BST 2006

FYI: there was a discussion on ext3dev/ext4 back in June on linux-kernel.




On 9/5/06, Ivan Krstić <krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > JFS has eaten file systems from me in the past.  I regularly hear
> > stories about XFS eating people's data.
> Likewise; I've had XFS and Reiser both eat filesystems on high-end
> server hardware; I can't say the same for ext3.
> Hervé Fache wrote:
> > We could also use reiserfs by default, although I think ext3 is more
> > reliable in case of power failure. Apart from when it goes wrong like
> > here of course!
> Improvements in ext3 are being developed as a separate fs, ext3dev,
> which will eventually become ext4 and possibly replace ext3 entirely in
> the kernel tree; other than this, I find default filesystem
> migrations in Ubuntu very unlikely in the short to medium term.
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> Ivan Krstić <krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu> | GPG: 0x147C722D
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