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ext4 and data loss

ext4 and data loss

Posted Mar 13, 2009 0:23 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: ext4 and data loss by eru
Parent article: ext4 and data loss

Log-structured filesystems aren't in use for media on which seeks are
non-zero cost because they lead to fragmentation hell in short order. You
don't always want to access your files in the same order in which you
wrote them; they should be clustered differently. LFSes make that
distinctly nontrivial to do.


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ext4 and data loss

Posted Mar 13, 2009 10:18 UTC (Fri) by job (guest, #670) [Link]

Perhaps LFSes will make a comeback with the SSDs, then?


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