[CentOS] 11TB ext4 filesystem - filesystem alternatives?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Sep 28 16:19:08 EDT 2012


On 09/28/12 12:09 PM, Ilyas -- wrote:
> Hello,
>
> One day our servers farm rebooted unexpectedly (power fail happened)
> and on centos 6.3 with up2date kernel we lost few hundred files (which
> probably was opened for reading, NOT writing) on XFS.
>
> Unexpected power lost follow to situation when some files get a zero size.

what sort of physical storage?   are you sure it is write-safe ? 
write-back caches without battery backup are often a cause of data loss.



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john r pierce                            N 37, W 122
santa cruz ca                         mid-left coast



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