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Re: Transactional XFS?

To: Grozdan <neutrino8@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Transactional XFS?
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 11:22:37 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 08:15:46PM +0100, Grozdan wrote:
> Hi,
> I just finished watching the excellent speech of Dave Chinner at
> linux.conf.au and I must say I'm impressed by the recent improvements
> to XFS. Towards the end of the talk, Dave talked about upcoming
> improvements on Metadata reliability and other features. What I'm
> wondering about is if there are any plans in making XFS transactional
> (fully atomic) like it is the case with recent NTFS versions on
> Windows Vista and higher?

What do you mean by "fully atomic"? NTFS is not fully atomic - it
doesn't journal data so can lose data on a crash - so I'm not sure
what you mean here....


Dave Chinner

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