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Re: Toshiba 2805-S302 Woody

On 19 Jun 2002 10:49:37 -0700
kagemusha@gmx.co.uk wrote:

> I say "Particularly on a Laptop" because laptops are the most likely
> computers to be hard rebooted (i.e. running out of battery power), and
> because of this you definitely want a journaled file system to minimize
> data loss and fs corruption, and I've found XFS to be the most robust
> and least prone to data loss.  Also laptops tend to be turned on and off
> more than desktops, and if you use a journaled fs, in the case of a
> improper shutdown, you only have to restore the journal the next time
> the computer boots, instead of checking the entire drive, cutting down
> on boot times.
> --Alex
> On Wed, 2002-06-19 at 05:34, Alexei Khlebnikov wrote:
> > On 15 Jun 2002 14:02:39 -0700
> > kagemusha@gmx.co.uk wrote:
> > 
> > > I would highly
> > > recommend and xfs install, particularly on a laptop.
> > 
> > Why "XFS, particularly on a laptop" ?
> > 
> > 

You are right about journalled FS. Why do you think XFS is "more robust" than
ReiserFS or Ext3? What do you think about "HDD usage" (I mean hardware usage, i.e.
more drive access, not dirve space usage) of these filsystems? Did you do some
"amateur investigation" ?

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