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Re: XFS for postgres databases?

To: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>, stevew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Jeffrey W. Baker" <jwbaker@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS for postgres databases?
From: Nigel Cunningham <ncunningham@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 16:18:27 +1000
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Hi.

'scuse my ignorance, but why in the world is it a bad thing to run dd (dd 
if=/devhda1 of=/dev/null) on a mounted filesystem with XFS?

Regards,

Nigel

On Wed, 12 May 2004 14:39, Nathan Scott wrote:
> You were running dd on the block device at the same time as using
> the mounted filesystem though, weren't you?  Did problems persist
> after you stopped doing that?  You didn't get back to us with any
> further details there..


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