Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: Alex Deucher <alexdeucher@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] JFS on non-intel [ Was O2 Sound and Misc Stuff]
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2007 19:05:30
In Reply to: [gentoo-mips] JFS on non-intel [ Was O2 Sound and Misc Stuff] by "J. Scott Kasten"
On 2/9/07, J. Scott Kasten <jscottkasten@×××××.com> wrote:
> > I'm interested in your data point. Do you happen to remember about which > kernel that was? There was some general badness that affected multiple > file systems in late 2.6.13 on into 2.6.14 or so in the way that you > describe. Not sure they ever really knew what the smoking gun was. > > Used JFS for about 6 months with the gentoo mips 2.6.13 kernel and did > not find any issues. Briefly with Sparc32, but don't remember > which kernel. On Intel, I've done extensive regressions with it. > > If anyone is interested, I have a thrasher script written specifically for > this purpose. It's a multi-threaded ruby script that creates a randomized > directory tree, with random files, containing random data. A CRC check is > kept on each file. The threads run in parallel rewriting data in the > middle of files, truncating, resizing, creating voids, forcing the file > system into writing multiple extents, exercising tail packing, unlinking > files with open handles, etc... >×××××××××××.org/msg00333.html Alex
> -S- > > On Fri, 9 Feb 2007, Alex Deucher wrote: > > > On 2/9/07, J. Scott Kasten <jscottkasten@×××××.com> wrote: > > > Be careful. I tried to use JFS on some sparc boxes, and ran into some > > subtle bugs that no one seemed to be able to solve that led to > > filesystem corruption: things like disappearing/reappearing files and > > directories. On the other hand I've had no problems with JFS on AMD64 > > or x86. > > > > Alex > > > -- > gentoo-mips@g.o mailing list > >
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Re: [gentoo-mips] JFS on non-intel [ Was O2 Sound and Misc Stuff] "J. Scott Kasten" <jscottkasten@×××××.com>