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Re: Advice about ext3, please

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 7:18 AM, Steven Demetrius
<steven.demetrius@fiwwi.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-09 at 11:19 -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> > Does anyone here power off their computer without first shutting it down?
>> > Maybe, but after having to spend time repairing the system and/or rebuilding
>> > it or losing data they most likely don't anymore.
>> Even if you're careful, you'll still occasionally lose power, and your
>> machine will still occasionally crash.  That's why people have developed
>> file systems that can withstand even such situations (using journalling
>> or a log structure).
>> > Neither ext2 nor ext3 were designed to be used in this manor.
>> ext3 was specifically designed for these situations.
>>         Stefan
> This is becoming ridiculous now. You are just replying and going to
> extremes just because you can.

Are you reading the same discussion as me?

> I'm here to try an help others just as I've got help in the past. Not to
> get into some illogical off topic discussion.
> I look forward to discussing other topics with you but for now this one
> is at end.

Have completely I missed some subtext here? Or maybe parts of the thread?

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