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Re: Power loss and zero-length files

To: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Power loss and zero-length files
From: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 17:32:26 -0500
Cc: Robert Widmer <robertwidmer@xxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On 8/23/2013 10:45 AM, Ben Myers wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 11:27:19AM -0400, Robert Widmer wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 11:20 AM, Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>> The person ran the script, unplugged the machine (instead of shutting
>> it down like they were told), and boxed it up.
> 
> lol  ;)

Yeah, that's pretty ignorant.  Reminds me of this thread in March:

http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2013-03/msg00152.html

But "we" (IT industry) shot ourselves in the foot when we began using
the word "appliance".  No wonder then that some people literally treat
them as such.

-- 
Stan

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