Re: ..fixing ext3 fs going read-only, was : Sendmail or Qmail ? ..
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 13:22, Cameron Moore wrote:
> > Having a file system decide to panic the kernel because your mount
> > options instructed it to (ext3) is one thing. Having the file system
> > driver corrupt random kernel memory and cause an Oops (Reiser) is
> > another. The ReiserFS team's response to such issues has not made me
> > happy so I am removing it from all my machines and converting to Ext3.
> Can you provide links to your discussions with the ReiserFS team? I'm
> considering using ReiserFS on some mail servers. Please share your
It was on the reiserfs list a couple of months ago.
They told me that it would be impossible to check all data for consistency
when reading it from disk without having a huge performance hit.
Ext3 appears to manage this (or at least corrupt ext2/3 file systems tend not
to cause kernel memory corruption).
http://www.coker.com.au/selinux/ My NSA Security Enhanced Linux packages
http://www.coker.com.au/bonnie++/ Bonnie++ hard drive benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/postal/ Postal SMTP/POP benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/~russell/ My home page