Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: Apparent instability of reiserfs on 2.4.1

From: Chris Wedgwood (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 08:08:45 EST

On Sun, Feb 11, 2001 at 12:05:12AM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:

    Actually, I meant to say my hard drive crashing.
    I have two hard drives, side-by-side, and sometimes they overheat and
    one of them powers down due to the excess heat.

OK then... if it weren't for the fact other people have reported
similar problems I would say all bets are off. mbox files get
corrupted when machines crash because of their (mis)design; might
this be the case for you here? Or do you see corruption without hard
drive crashes and OS crashes?

It's pretty much impossible to debug and test software when the
hardware if unreliable or unpredictable.

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