File System ???

Larry Grover lgrover at
Wed Jul 13 02:35:14 UTC 2005

Hugh Crissman wrote:
> * Mike Bird <mgb-ubuntu at> [2005-07-12 14:56:36]:
>> Check that your disk parameters are coming up the same each boot.
>> Some combinations of BIOS and hard drive will shift around a bit,
>> making file systems unfindable, unless you have LBA or Large or
>> whatever they are happy with.
>> Not sure what you mean by ext3 large files.  We have oodles of
>> 1GB ext3 files on our news server and haven't lost one yet.
>> --Mike Bird
> I just meant the large files(800Mb-1Gb videos) on the partition.
> And after power outage, no mount for me. Maybe it was not the files
> size but the fact that it was a NFS exported filesystem also?
> Hugh

Are you exporting with the "async" option?  According to the exports
man page:

Using this option usually improves performance, but at the cost
that an unclean server restart (i.e. a crash) can cause data to
be lost or corrupted.

Could this be causing your problem?


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list