Re: [reiserfs-list] ReiserFS Oops (2.4.1, deterministic, symlink related)

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Feb 05 2001 - 06:55:16 EST

> administrator that has worked in large multi hundred million dollar compani=
> es where 1 hour of downtime =3D=3D $75,000 in lost income proactive prevent=
> ion IS the right answer. If the gcc people need to compile with the .96 rh =
> version then they can apply a removal patch hans provides in the crash mess=
> age. This makes it easy to remove the safeguard and blow yourself up at wil=
> l after being suitibly called a dumbass.

With all due respect, if you are running $75,000/hr of lost income (which btw
is small fry to a lot of folks) shouldn't you have an engineering team who
a) read the documentation.
b) run tests before rolling out software


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