[rescue] Sun Kit Needed for EE Student Here

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Fri May 5 06:59:19 CDT 2006

Devin L. Ganger wrote:
> At Thursday, May 04, 2006 7:47 PM, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>>Linux RAID and LVM work very well, and filesystems like XFS and JFS
>>are nice to have, and ext3 with journaling and btrees is very nice as
> Whereas every time I've tired to get Linux RAID to work, I've ended up
> with dead filesystems every time. Every distro I've tried, every
> architecture I've run on, every kernel variant. I finally gave up. I can
> live with software RAID under Solaris and even Windows, but IME Linux
> RAID kills filesystems dead.
> I'm also none too enamored with ext3fs. XFS, on the other hand, rocks on
> toast.

I haven't tried JFS or XFS yet, but have had reasonable luck with ext3,
and I've been using Linux software RAID to mirror my boot disks on this
machine for years without a glitch.

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