quota deadlock on 6.1-RC1

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu May 4 06:04:58 UTC 2006

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 01:54:58AM -0400, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 12:41:57AM -0400, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> >  
> >>Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >>    
> >>>You missed the part where snapshots have caused deadlocks under
> >>>varying conditions since day 1.  They have never worked 100% reliably,
> >>>and despite our best efforts that will remain true with 6.1.
> >>>
> >>>Kris
> >>> 
> >>>      
> >>Then why utilize a known non-functional technology?
> >>    
> >
> >Because again, the benefits have been judged by the decision-makers
> >and found to outweigh the drawbacks.  Perhaps that's just a difficult
> >concept for some people to understand if they're used to thinking of
> >everything in binary terms.
> >  
> Yes, i am sorry, but i fail to understand why i would want to use 
> something that i know does not work correctly. I think there are quite a 
> few of those "drawbacks" that are pissed off.

If you don't want to use software that isn't 100% perfect, your only
hope is to turn off your computer forever.

That's my last word on the subject, thanks.


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