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Re: XFS fs size limit?

To: yocum@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: XFS fs size limit?
From: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2001 00:32:07 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: xfs-list <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, 3 Aug 2001 yocum@xxxxxxxx wrote:

> Seth Mos wrote:
> > 

yada yada.

> File system?  Who needs a file system?  I edit inodes by hand! ;-)

I've got 2 really big magnets and a pointy stick.

> FWIW, I got really good at reliably corrupting my data with the 3ware 6800
> card and RAID5: just turn off a drive while it was writing.

Write caching off thr IDE drive?

> happened.  I've been testing 3 7810 cards they lent to me a couple weeks
> ago, and I haven't had a problem yet (after ~10TB write/reads and ~12
> simulated drive failures under a variety of high and low I/O and CPU duty
> cycles.

That's good to hear, but they won't be cheap in the netherlands.
I have not owned a 3ware card ever, but I don't need them yet. I can still
fit all the neccesary data on normal disks.


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