On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 05:46:21AM -0500, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> In a recent linux-raid list thread here:
> seriously flawed arguments against the reliability of XFS, and even the
> performance of XFS, are made. The OP even quotes Dave's LCA
> presentation as a performance reason to avoid XFS. The party really
> gets started at paragraph 7.
> I made a brief effort to debunk his claims and explained that he can't
> have O_PONIES, that he should use fsync or O_DIRECT, etc for data
> safety. To non experts/advanced filesystem users, his long winded
> argument may be persuasive. Obviously none of you experts has time to
> debunk every such post, but this one may be worth a read at least,
> especially given the weight Google gives to vger lists.
I gave it a quick read, but since I'm not on linux-raid I don't have a good way
to reply to Steve. Could you bounce that message over? I'd be happy to try to
address a point or two...