[rescue] Oracle making just a little harder to keep old machines in use

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Fri May 7 11:09:20 CDT 2010

On 05/07/10 11:58, Meelis Roos wrote:
> XFS has been solid for me on a few systems where I have it, but several 
> friends have ocassionaly had different kinds of failures. Like Buffalo 
> NAS box with ARM+Linux where one power loss brought the need to repair 
> the filesystem and another power loss thrashed the filesystem badly.

Yeah, that's actually the other negative that I'd heard for XFS:
reports seem to agree that it *really* does not handle unclean shutdowns
anywhere close to gracefully.

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