Desktop Filesystem Benchmarks in 2.6.3

Mike Gigante mg at
Wed Mar 3 10:24:10 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 03 March 2004 10:43, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> But XFS easily breaks down due to media defects. Once ago I used XFS,
> but I lost all data on one of my volumes due to a bad block on my hard
> disk. XFS was unable to recover from the error, and the XFS recovery
> tools were unable to deal with the error.

A single bad-block rendered the entire filesystem non-recoverable 
for XFS? Sounds difficult to believe since there is redundancy such
as multiple copies of the superblock etc.

I can believe you lost *some* data, but "lost all my data"??? -- I 
believe that you'd have to had had *considerably* more than 
"a bad block" :-)


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