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Re: Off-Topic Question

From: Eduardo Tongson <propolice@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 17:49:59 +0000

> (a) softdep is complex. *very* complex.
> (b) softdep doesn't solve the problems of fast reboots after crash
> (c) softdep doesn't allow replaying changes for off-site synchronisation
> I consider softdep a useful concept for a filesystem, it can really
> help for those filesystems we can't add a journaling later on top.
> But having native journaling support can be much better.
> Joerg

So that's the problem with softdep.
Can you pls similarly point out the flaws of background fsck

Eduardo Tongson http://i.keepsilent.net 
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