Lauri Ojantakanen wrote:
> I am very happy using xfs (converted everything to xfs:). Usually everything
> goes fine with the system but there is one kinda scary thing: sometimes some
> files seem to be getting filled with null's after recovery. I mean that after
> one recovery one opera's bookmark file was still there but the contents of
> the file was just '\0'.
This has been discussed a few times on the list. (See the "might have
found a bug..." thread from this week). The short answer is that it's a
feature, and specifying synchronous writes at mount time will minimize
it, but will also kill your performance. You can also tune the bdflush
daemon to flush writes more often - also reducing performance. It's a
Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx SGI, Inc.