File System ???

ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at
Thu Jul 14 02:18:55 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-07-13 at 21:07 -0400, Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> I think you're confusing layers, Ziyad. If the original
> poster is using NFS to send data over to another hard drive,
> he can lose data *even if* that other hard drive is using a
> journaling FS. That's the trouble with the 'async' option:
> it doesn't wait for the first block that went over the wire
> to be committed to disk on the other end before it sends the
> next block.
Okay.  This a very good example of someone want to be smart and ends up
being soooo stupid!  I didn't read the whole thread, and thus I failed
to spot the NFS part!  I just jumped to conclusions!  My deepest
apologize for you and the list.

Thanks Stephen for correcting me.

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