Re: the " 'official' point of view" expressed by kernelnewbies.orgregarding reiser4 inclusion

From: Alan Cox
Date: Tue Aug 01 2006 - 11:10:38 EST

Ar Maw, 2006-08-01 am 16:52 +0200, ysgrifennodd Adrian Ulrich:
> WriteCache, Mirroring between 2 Datacenters, snapshotting.. etc..
> you don't need your filesystem beeing super-robust against bad sectors
> and such stuff because:

You do it turns out. Its becoming an issue more and more that the sheer
amount of storage means that the undetected error rate from disks,
hosts, memory, cables and everything else is rising.

There has been a great deal of discussion about this at the filesystem
and kernel summits - and data is getting kicked the way of networking -
end to end not reliability in the middle.

The sort of changes this needs hit the block layer and ever fs.

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