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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
I can imagine much script writing, but if it is a general need, shouldn't there be a general method?
(an even more fun question would be, "Will applications fail in a reasonable fashion if they suddenly have their backing store mounted read-only".)
Ext3 and RAID: silent data killers?
Posted Sep 1, 2009 11:54 UTC (Tue) by Klavs (subscriber, #10563)
Will remount the device mounted on / - read-only.
Posted Sep 3, 2009 15:37 UTC (Thu) by yohahn (subscriber, #4107)
Posted Sep 3, 2009 21:42 UTC (Thu) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
Sending notifications of serious system events like this would be very helpful, with a bundle of standard event filters that can easily generate an email or other alert.
Posted Sep 11, 2009 17:59 UTC (Fri) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
Posted Sep 4, 2009 8:22 UTC (Fri) by njs (guest, #40338)
Posted Sep 4, 2009 23:39 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
(and how will applications respond to their disks becoming read-only suddenly)
I think this would be only marginally better than shutting the whole system down. In many ways it would be worse, since users have ways to deal with a missing system but not a system acting strangely.
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