[linux-elitists] California-proof motherboard
Tue Mar 27 22:07:00 PST 2001
On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 05:09:31PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> What I'm hearing is: reiserfs is going to be good in the long run, and
> you may want to judge how stable it is this week, to decide if you want
> to use it. ext3 is said to be less reliable, but you have the safety
> net of remounting the filesystem as ext2, blowing away the journal, and
> starting over.
I disagree. ext3 is very reliable and Steven Tweedy is an extremely anal
coder. The only thing with ext3 is that if it hits a case that he didn't
account for, it will panic, instead of potentially doing bad things to your
I've used ext3 since november of 1999 on VA's servers and had a few crashed
with old version of the code, but never lost a byte, ever.
(this includes severs that repeatetly crashed due to various hardware
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