Sysinstall automatic filesystem size generation.
markir at paradise.net.nz
Tue Aug 30 00:45:52 GMT 2005
Matthias Buelow wrote:
> (snippage...) I was
> merely pointing out the inadequacy of talking about "robust
> filesystems" in the context of softupdates and end-consumer harddrives.
Would you be happy if the handbook section added a caution, or referred
to the section that discusses the write cache?
(FWIW - I have seen Linux + ext3 systems destroyed by power failure
because the admins refused to disable write caching on ATA drives -
Neither journelling or softupdates is much help if the HW is kidding you
about write acknowledgment).
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