[mythtv-users] Storage Group Disk Scheduler
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sun Jul 10 01:46:14 UTC 2011
On Sat, 09 Jul 2011 21:07:44 -0400, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com>
> On 7/9/2011 21:03, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Raymond Wagner"<raymond at wagnerrp.com>
>>> If you don't uncleanly mount, then you don't have to fsck. EXT3 just
>>> has a nasty carry over from EXT2, in that it doesn't trust itself, and
>>> runs an fsck periodically anyway.
>> "...in that it realizes that filesystem corruption can come from many
>> different sources, go unnoticed, spread, and ruin entire systems when
>> could have caught it easily, if you had caught it soon enough."
>> There. FTFY. :-)
>> Got nothing to do with not trusting itself. It doesn't trust anything.
>> And neither should you.
> Well... except for things like ZFS and BTRFS with live checksumming and
> (depending on your disk configuration) recovery.
Scratch that. The checksumming in those filesystems is to prevent bitrot
in the actual stored content. I was under the impression all modern
filesystems stored multiple redundant copies of their file tables,
scattered across the partition, both to improve read performance by
limiting seeking, and to prevent such silent corruption from damaging
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