XFS In Dapper [previously posted to ubuntu-users]

Michael Hipp Michael at Hipp.com
Wed Mar 5 22:23:27 UTC 2008


Oliver Brakmann wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-05 17:04, David Kempe wrote...

>> Importantly, you can have data-loss on XFS if you lose power suddenly, 
>> perhaps more so than ext3. When files get corrupted on XFS, I have 
>> noticed they go to zero size
> 
> I believe I read somewhere that that has been fixed some time ago.

Oliver, could you perchance find a reference for that? Dapper really 
isn't that old.

Not disagreeing. I'd *like* to use XFS, I just feel burned by it. An 
indicator that this issue has been solidly addressed would be great news.

Some things to read:
http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/388#comment_40
    (read all comments to the end)
http://www.tummy.com/journals/entries/jafo_20041226_015752

Thanks,
Michael




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