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Old 08-10-2001, 07:32 PM   #1
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filesystem integrity

i keep my linux box up all the time. lately. however, i've run into a problem because of electrical outages in my building (and blown fuses). of course, as a result, my systems go down.

should i be worried? i notice upon bootup that the errors are checked and fixed, so what should my concerns be, and what can i run to ensure that the system doesn't have any errors on it?

Old 08-10-2001, 07:38 PM   #2
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You may want to consider moving to reiserfs ( or one of the other journaling filesystems. A UPS is probably a good idea also.
Old 08-10-2001, 08:05 PM   #3
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I know that with my linux-mandrake install once i pushed the power off button without properly shutting down the fs, wow was that a mistake LOL
Old 08-10-2001, 08:11 PM   #4
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reiserfs rocks.
Old 08-24-2001, 06:53 AM   #5
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I just wanted to pass the word along that JFS from IBM seems to have some serious problems.

I reformated my reiserfs partitions as jfs partitions and everything seemed well. Except recently, I rebooted my system for the first time since I started to use JFS and all of my partitions failed to mount. ( I changed fstab and all that ) I could mount the partitions read-only but no matter what I did, I just couldn't get it to read-write.

The wierdest thing was is that if I reformatted the partition, then I could mount, read and write to it. But as soon as I reboot, the problem starts again.

Needless to say, I went back to reiserfs. I just wished I would have stuck with it from the beginning.


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