Kill the power faster than poweroff?
asabigue at fing.edu.uy
Thu Sep 11 07:04:18 EDT 2003
David Mathog wrote:
>However it doesn't do so cleanly, neither
> % sync ; poweroff -f
>In both cases there were inodes to fix and the disks were
>rescanned on the next boot. Which is fine - much easier
>to handle that sort of problem than fried hardware.
That depends on the data on disk. Sometimes it is cheaper to waste a CPU
than to restore a highly complex DB.
Maybe a journaled filesystem (jfs,ext3,reiser) could help at this point
to give your filesystem the coherence that might get lost due to the
>mathog at caltech.edu
>Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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