Kill the power faster than poweroff?
dtj at uberh4x0r.org
Thu Sep 11 13:21:30 EDT 2003
On Thu, 2003-09-11 at 11:53, David Mathog wrote:
> You're right, that brings it down quickly, which is what
> is needed here. 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.
Sounds like a good case for journalled filesystems. ;-)
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