[SATLUG] reisersfs vs other file systems

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue Jul 22 11:11:25 CDT 2008


On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 11:03 -0500, Jeremy Mann wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 8:22 AM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> >
> > is there something wrong with the xfs file system?  is ext3 the better
> > way to go?  I know there's no more support for reisersfs, but that's the
> > fs I've had the most luck with.  Is it because of the journaling?  Could
> > the drive itself be going bad?  Is it the controller card?  There's no
> > issues with the 80gig harddrive that's on it, running xfs.
> 
> Geoff, there's nothing wrong with XFS. I have used it for years on our
> backup servers with partitions up to 4TB. Any time you get DMA errors,
> that drive is going to die. It may not be now, or next week, but it
> will eventually die.

and then there was silence as the doctor delivered the news...Your
hard-drive is dying...My condolenses Geoff I hope it survives long
enough to back up.

Todd



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