Megaraid with brakes on?

Todd Lyons tlyons at ivenue.com
Fri Jan 5 12:07:33 CST 2007


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On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 10:08:22AM -0500, Dan Pritts wrote:

>On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 10:17:19PM -0800, Peter Serwe wrote:
>> 
>> Oh yeah, if anyone has any great ideas on my /Maildir/ filesystem, do 
>> tell.  I'm tempted
>> to run Reiser, but kind of scared of it's functionality, or longevity.
>
>I have had good luck with reiser (v3).  I did have one instance where a
>filesystem didn't fsck with the fsck that came with the OS (redhat 7.3);
>i happened to boot with a livecd of some sort that had a newer reiserfsck
>on it, and *that* fixed it.  So make sure you keep up to date with the
>reiserfs tools.

second++;

A while back (3-4 years ago with v3), the reiserfsck maintainer was
lucky enough to have a machine with some bad RAM and ended up with
filesystems that had all kinds of strange errors.  This was lucky
because the competency of reiserfsck made huge strides.  Make sure that
you're using the latest version available.  It pays to download source
and compile it if it's later than your distro provides (or look for
rpms/debs/ebuilds from your distro's development tree).

>Longevity, well there's a trick.  Who knows, given the current legal
>situation with Mr. Reiser.

:-(
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Regards...		Todd
when you shoot yourself in the foot, just because you are so neurally
broken that the signal takes years to register in your brain, it does
not mean that your foot does not have a hole in it.      --Randy Bush
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