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M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> davecode@... wrote:
>>> run ~arch with XFS on a desktop system that doesn't have a UPS
>> Guilty as charged. Running Debian unstable on XFS for years, through
>> dozens of storm blackouts, and zero data loss. Ext3 lost plenty of data
>> before we gave up on it. Have no intention of using ext4, either.
> Ah ... I've been running (Gentoo) reiser3 on my workstation here. I
> never thought to try XFS or JFS, but I too have given up on ext3
> (ecause it's slow). reiser3 can be slow on writing, though.
If you plan to use XFS, make sure your UPS is working. In my
experience, it does not like power failures at all. Maybe things have
changed since tho.
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