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Re: Electricity Cutoffs, EXT3 and Filesystems

On Sun, 02 Nov 2008, Volkan YAZICI wrote:
> EXT3, I started to use EXT3 in those new servers. But unfortunately,
> after every electricity cutoff[1], EXT3 just crashes and waits prompt
> from me standing at boot. I start the servers with Knoppix (Gee!) and

Is your storage sane?  Or is it el-cheap-o crap that lies about when data
really made it to the permanent media?

> [1] Yes, we have couples of UPS boxes around, but they are not capable
>     of standing the load for many hours. And yes, this is "Banana

Make sure to have the UPS tell the load it needs to shutdown because the
battery level is too low.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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