Desktop Filesystem Benchmarks in 2.6.3
reiser at namesys.com
Wed Mar 3 13:42:25 UTC 2004
Robin Rosenberg wrote:
>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.
>What file systems work on defect media?
>As for crashed disks I rarely bothered trying to "fix" them anymore. I save
>what I can and restore what's backed up and recovery tools (other than
>the undo-delete ones) usually destroy what's left, but that's not unique to
>XFS. Depending on how good my backups are I sometimes try the recovery
>tools just to see, but that has never helped so far.
Never attempt to recover without first dd_rescue ing to a good hard
drive, and doing the recovery there on good hard drive.
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