Re: ReiserFS / 2.4.6 / Data Corruption

From: Hans Reiser (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 16:48:03 EST

Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 01:05:11AM +0400, Hans Reiser wrote:
> > There is nothing like a distro maintainer
> [NOTE: I do not maintain the Caldera kernel RPM, but I was
> involved in the decision to turn reiserfs debugging on]
> > overriding the design decisions made
> > by the lead architect of a package, not believing that said architect knows what
> > the fuck he is doing.
> Reiserfs lately had a lot of stability issues, reports of data corruption
> and as you said before you don't considere the reiserfs version in 2.4.2-ac
> stable yourself.

I also don't consider any 2.4 prior to 2.4.4 to be stable, and I don't consider
2.4.4 to be especially stable but it is usable.

Shipping 2.4.2 is something you and RedHat did for understandable marketing
reasons. SuSE waited for 2.4.4.

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