[mythtv-users] Is my JFS broken ?
mythlist at assursys.co.uk
Thu Aug 21 13:36:03 UTC 2008
On Thu, 21 Aug 2008, r2d2 wrote:
>> That's correct, but read errors occur from time to time on
>> perfectly-serviceable discs; that's what spare blocks are for! All drives
>> that I've tested though, only remap failed blocks on a write attempt.
> So, I should try dd for write.
Conceivably, yes. 'badblocks' also has a non-destructive write-test mode,
but I've never tried using it.
>> In this case, my money's on a) filesystem corruption by unclean
>> reboot/shutdown, b) a filesystem bug or c) wonky memory causing temporary
>> permanent corruption.
> If I understand I should create a new clean filesystem and copy my remaining
> recordings to it.
> If it is not a drive problem, is JFS a good choice ? I have been working
> with this filesystem for 2 years with no trouble.
Same here, but I use FC, rather than Ubuntu.
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