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Re: Reiserfs Review



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On Tuesday 15 April 2003 20:48, Kevin McKinley wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Apr 2003 19:52:47 +0300
> Well, my mileage certainly varies from that. I had Debian systems
> irreparably trashed three times while using ext2 (and I was running
> "stable"). I didn't pull the plug on them either -- in each case something
> froze the machine and on restart fsck threw up its little hands and quit.

Yep, that happened to me a few times too.
Usually it'll be fixed if you run e2fsck manually; the reason for that is that 
the startup scripts use the --prune option, which will halt on any error 
requiring user input.

Sometimes you need -f, but I've never had an ext2 FS get *destroyed*.

> Based on my experience I could never recommend anyone use ext2.

Neither would I.
If you can, switch to ReiserFS; if not, ext3.

- -- 
Reality is just a convenient measure of complexity.
		-- Alvy Ray Smith
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