Re: the " 'official' point of view" expressed by regarding reiser4 inclusion

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 05:46:17 EST

On Wed 2006-08-09 02:37:45, Hans Reiser wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote:
> >
> >
> >Yes, I'm afraid redundancy/checksums kill write speed,
> >
> they kill write speed to cache, but not to disk.... our compression
> plugin is faster than the uncompressed plugin.....

Yes, you can get clever. But your compression plugin also means that
single bit error means whole block is lost, so there _is_ speed
vs. stability-against-hw-problems.

But you are right that compression will catch same class of errors
checksums will, so that it is probably good thing w.r.t. stability.

(cesky, pictures)
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