Re: Is XFS trustworthy in the latest 2.6.16
From: Nathan Scott
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 06:08:28 EST
On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 11:34:10AM +0200, Manuel Reimer wrote:
> Nathan Scott schrieb:
> > On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 09:34:48AM +0200, Manuel Reimer wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> could someone please tell me if XFS is trustworthy in the latest 2.6.16?
> >> There have been some bugs:
> >> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6380
> >> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6757
> > These are the same problem. 2.6.16 is unaffected.
> But the bug has been filed for 18.104.22.168.
Indeed, once the corruption exists ondisk all kernels will detect it.
Read through the entire bug, many details come toward the end.
> Did you want to say, that the latest 2.6.16 is unaffected?
All 2.6.16's are unaffected.
> >> want a stable kernel and 2.6.16 seems to fit all my needs.
> > For XFS, its goodness. 2.6.18 will be good too, and 22.214.171.124+.
> What exactly did you want to tell with this sentence. Sorry, but my
> native language is german...
Sorry, I meant to say "theres nothing wrong with 2.6.16".
> Is it a good solution to stay on the 2.6.16 branch? Of course I could
Yes, thats fine.
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