From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Tue 08 May 2001 - 11:47:53 IST
On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 10:38:39AM +0100, Wynne, Conor came forth with:
> Thats all fine, till the day when the ESB go on strike, and your UPS dies,
> all the while the drives were whizzing around, you can easily get corrupted
> data. In normal operation data loss does not/rarely occur(s). But.... wait
> till you have to fsck gigs and gigs manually! Its a barrel of laughs.
don't rely on a Journalling file system to prevent data loss.
In the case of NTFS, it only guarantees that the filesystem will be in
a consistent state, not that data you wrote to a file will be there.
-- Liam Bedford | Four thousand holes in Blackburn, Lancashire Software Engineer | And though the holes were rather small WBT Systems, Block 2, | They had to count them all Harcourt Centre, Harcourt St. | Now they know how many holes it takes to fill 01-4170100 | The Albert Hall
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