[linux-lvm] Re: About fstab and fsck

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Fri Feb 13 21:55:37 UTC 2009

2009/2/13  <f-lvm at media.mit.edu>:
> For that matter, subtle hardware issues might eat the data in your
> files, bit by bit, and you might never notice unless it was starting
> to eat your metadata and you wondered why fsck kept finding small
> errors.  It depends on whether you care whether your data might have
> a few bits of corruption scattered through it.

Which is why ZFS was invented, and we are hoping for btrfs. You need
checksums when you use pc-level rotating rust for storing data.


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