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Re: A question about deleting a big file structure from a big disk in Jessie: Why does this work? I'm really worried.

On 20150420_1252-0500, David Wright wrote:
> Quoting David Wright (deblis@lionunicorn.co.uk):
> > Quoting Paul E Condon (pecondon@mesanetworks.net):
> > > On 20150402_2135-0500, David Wright wrote:
> > > > I do get occasional I/O errors on USB transfers, which can make the
> > > > disk readonly, but sometimes make it disappear altogether (ie it
> > > > gets unmounted, not remounted).
> > > 
> > > All of my file systems are journaled. Did you notice a delay in remount
> > > as the journal was replayed?
> > 
> > No, but I wasn't watching for it. I will in future (though obviously
> > I have adjusted my working practice to minimise the rare occurrences).
> ... and my current workaround is to use my little old laptop to copy
> files between USB drives. I just copied 120,000 files (45.5GB) without
> a peep on /var/log/kern.log, not even one of those interface reset
> messages that my desktop often logs.
> Cheers,
> David.

Thanks for the report.
I haven't had a I/O error event in quite a while, also.
But I have become embroiled it other issues involving installing Jessie.
I hope the problem is truly fixed, but I continue to have other problems,
some of which preclude me running long I/O intencive jobs.

Paul E Condon           

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