Reiserfs (was: feature request)

Florin Andrei florin at
Thu Jul 24 23:29:06 UTC 2003

On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 16:04, Dax Kelson wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 16:46, Benjamin Vander Jagt wrote: 
> > Plus, I used to get a lot of power outages.  Ext3 has, a few times, been
> > totally destroyed (even fsck doesn't find data) where I have *never*
> > lost *any* data to ReiserFS, even on two test hard drives that were
> > loaded with bad sectors.
> This sounds wrong. Reiserfs's bad block handling is an ACKNOWLEDGED
> problem by NameSys.

I agree. Benjamin is probably speaking from his own perspective.

ReiserFS is, at this moment, probably the least robust of the
journalised filesystems on Linux.
Of course, it's interesting feature-wise.

Florin Andrei

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