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Re: Toshiba 2805-S302 Woody



On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 10:49:37AM -0700, kagemusha@gmx.co.uk wrote
(slightly reformatted by kj):
> 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" ?

> 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.  

[ .. advantages of journalling snipped .. ]

A journalled filesystem (ext3 in my case) does seem to keep the HD
spinning constantly - not even noflushd helps me. 

Is this "problem" solved in xfs?

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