Re: [reiserfs-list] /etc/fstab

2001-05-19 Thread Matthias Andree
options to prevent mount on boot. See man fstab. -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] filesystem interfaces

2001-05-19 Thread Matthias Andree
. Not sure if Coda or AFS have concepts like these. -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] filesystem interfaces

2001-05-22 Thread Matthias Andree
. :-) -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] writeback caching okay?

2001-10-04 Thread Matthias Andree
to ramp up the voltage should the main supply fail or show brownouts, then the risk may be small enough. -- Matthias Andree Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin

[reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH] 2.4.10 improved reiserfs a lot, but could still be better

2001-09-25 Thread Matthias Andree
, possibly as mandatory? That might be rather useful to use after in a synchronous write. -- Matthias Andree Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin

[reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH] 2.4.10 improved reiserfs a lot, but could still be better

2001-09-24 Thread Matthias Andree
figured it did lazy write-back caching. No file system can be safe on such disks. -- Matthias Andree Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin

Re: [reiserfs-list] Boot failure: msdos pushes in front of reiserfs

2002-01-15 Thread Matthias Andree
is for the distributors to fix. Had they left MSDOS as a module, things would have worked out: 1. ext2 in the kernel 2. initrd loads reiserfs 3. actual root (reiserfs) is mounted 4. only now, msdos.o becomes available. -- Matthias Andree They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little

Re: [reiserfs-list] Boot failure: msdos pushes in front of reiserfs

2002-01-28 Thread Matthias Andree
of some 6.x version which the CD-ROM drive read at 8x speed (and I didn't bother to have that exchanged) -- Matthias Andree They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs -o notail less throughput than ext3?

2002-03-03 Thread Matthias Andree
files at several hundred MB each. CD Images, Debian 2.2r5 in my case. -- Matthias Andree GPG encrypted mail welcome, unless it's unsolicited commercial email.

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs -o notail less throughput than ext3?

2002-03-03 Thread Matthias Andree
, not too much. -- Matthias Andree GPG encrypted mail welcome, unless it's unsolicited commercial email.

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs -o notail less throughput than ext3?

2002-03-03 Thread Matthias Andree
ahead and similar activated? SCSI here, with aic7xxx 5.x and 6.x driver, no particular tuning in place except that I told the AHA2940 to negotiate Ultra-Wide, it has braindead default settings (negotiates 10 MXfers/s only, no Ultra), so we can safely assume it did DMA. -- Matthias Andree GPG

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs -o notail less throughput than ext3?

2002-03-04 Thread Matthias Andree
to play with the settings later, to figure what's going on there -- Matthias Andree GPG encrypted mail welcome, unless it's unsolicited commercial email

Re: [reiserfs-list] Bad blocks

2002-04-16 Thread Matthias Andree
blocks will make the drive remap them if it has spare sectors left to remap to. -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-04-29 Thread Matthias Andree
blocks are on disk. While I'm not sure if and if yes, which, Linux file systems are affected, but for portable applications, be aware that sync() may return prematurely (and is allowed to!). -- Matthias Andree

[reiserfs-list] [OT] traffic magnet dot com crap

2002-06-05 Thread Matthias Andree
. They will come back. (They come back to haunt the university site that I administer, I regularly see rejects in my mailer's log file.) -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] Corruption: --fix-fixable results in all nlinkvalues = 0

2002-08-16 Thread Matthias Andree
motherboards. It's not dma but the unrecoverable error part that matters. The DMA trips over as consequence of this defective block (there is no data that could be transferred), the DMA is *not* the cause for the bad block. -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] Corruption: --fix-fixable results in all nlinkvalues = 0

2002-08-16 Thread Matthias Andree
-tree is the right one, then it should also be able to abort the fix-fixable run and tell the user to run rebuild-tree. Maybe such needs-fix-fixable and needs-rebuild-tree flags should be stored into the super block, much like ext2 stores the file system with errors condition. -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] 'let the hdd remap the bad blocks'

2002-08-19 Thread Matthias Andree
(and not many ship raw floppy images, many have some multi-MB Windoze tools just to write some hundred kByte to a floppy disk...) -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] 'let the hdd remap the bad blocks'

2002-08-20 Thread Matthias Andree
buffers, and can also refresh or reassign bad blocks. -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] 'let the hdd remap the bad blocks'

2002-08-20 Thread Matthias Andree
it is good to educate them with URLs and other references at the time they run fsck. A propos URL, here we go: ftp://ftp.fokus.gmd.de/pub/unix/sformat/ -- Matthias Andree

[reiserfs-list] reiserfsck not fixing vs-5150/vs-13070

2002-08-28 Thread Matthias Andree
] --- | 13|13010 13034 0x1001 DRCT (2), len 136, location 1199 entry count 65535, fsck need |0, format old| === -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfsck not fixing vs-5150/vs-13070

2002-08-30 Thread Matthias Andree
reiserfsck v3.6.3 but no more v3.6.4-pre1. I'll check your kernel's changelog to get the fix though. -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] Catastrophe with mailboxes on ReiserFS

2002-10-09 Thread Matthias Andree
be turned of or write barrier patches be applied to be safe in case of a power blackout. -- Matthias Andree

Re: [reiserfs-list] Catastrophe with mailboxes on ReiserFS

2002-10-10 Thread Matthias Andree
I miss something? You can safely consult ext3 documentation on these options, reiserfs should behave the same in respect to these options. -- Matthias Andree

Re: r4 v. ext3, quick speed vs. cpu experiments

2003-08-14 Thread Matthias Andree
: it's not generally true that larger code is also slower. It depends how that code is arranged. If you have many abstractions, then maybe it's slower. If you have many specialized functions in an otherwise flat profile, it can be a good deal faster than a simpler (less complex) code. -- Matthias

Re: reiserfsprogs-3.6.12-pre1 release

2003-11-01 Thread Matthias Andree
? -- Matthias Andree Encrypt your mail: my GnuPG key ID is 0x052E7D95

Re: Linux 2.4 - 2.6 migration

2003-11-08 Thread Matthias Andree
. -- Matthias Andree Encrypt your mail: my GnuPG key ID is 0x052E7D95

2.4.24 Oops in find (maybe reiserfs related)

2004-01-20 Thread Matthias Andree
08060828 b258 00c4 002b 002b 00c4 Call Trace:[sys_lstat64+129/144] [system_call+51/56] Call Trace:[c014ebf1] [c01090eb] Code: Bad EIP value. -- Matthias Andree Encrypt your mail: my GnuPG key ID is 0x052E7D95

Re: 2.4.24 Oops in find (maybe reiserfs related)

2004-01-20 Thread Matthias Andree
On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Matthias Andree wrote: This happened during the nightly updatedb, which calls find. The hex string is resi, locate resi finds a file in a reiserfs file system, /usr. reiserfsck 3.6.11 afterwards fixed some vpf-10680: The file [103048 103049] has the wrong block count

Re: nfs with reiserfs and ufs on freebsd

2004-02-18 Thread Matthias Andree
, workaround: use mkstemp(2) and link(2). -- Matthias Andree Encrypt your mail: my GnuPG key ID is 0x052E7D95

reiserfs corruption through 2.6 crash?

2004-03-11 Thread Matthias Andree
rebuild.log.gz Description: gzipped reiserfsck --rebuild-tree log

Re: online fsck

2004-04-22 Thread Matthias Andree
screw up your file system. Beyond repair, to a use your backup state. -- Matthias Andree Encrypt your mail: my GnuPG key ID is 0x052E7D95

Re: I oppose Chris and Jeff's patch to add an unnecessary additional namespace to ReiserFS

2004-04-26 Thread Matthias Andree
barking up the wrong tree? -- Matthias Andree Encrypt your mail: my GnuPG key ID is 0x052E7D95

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-30 Thread Matthias Andree
from reiserfs on the next suitable occasion (such as upgrades). There's ext3fs, jfs, xfs, and in 2006 or 2007, we'll talk about reiser4 again. Yes, I am conservative WRT file systems and storage. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-30 Thread Matthias Andree
to choose the file system, and as the simple demonstration code posted earlier shows a serious flaw in reiserfs, Hans's response was boldfaced, I ditched reiserfs3. End of story. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-30 Thread Matthias Andree
-free. I don't expect NFS problems with reiser4 though, these should be in the regression tests. :-) -- Matthias Andree

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-30 Thread Matthias Andree
' time, it may be a good file system and I will look at it - I trust the reiserfs team can learn from their mistakes. I hope they learn that THIS handling of the error was wrong. Who cares, not us for the past five years is not a proper response to a real-world problem. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-30 Thread Matthias Andree
by far to fix bugs in V4, which is pretty stable these days. Better to fix a known bug than create a file system vacuum before V4 is really stable. Anyways, I don't care any more, I'm phasing out ReiserFS v3 and have no plans to try V4 before 2006. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-30 Thread Matthias Andree
didn't but said use reiser4 instead. And that's inadequate. And I say this without any emotions, red head, swelling veins and such. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-30 Thread Matthias Andree
archives, are probably a good idea for these circles then. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-30 Thread Matthias Andree
. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Congratulations! we have got hash function screwed up

2004-12-31 Thread Matthias Andree
that needs doing and still needs doing. Remind me about this in a year.:) Save this mail to a file and have atd mail it to you. Or use a calendar :) -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-24 Thread Matthias Andree
directories.) -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-24 Thread Matthias Andree
. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-24 Thread Matthias Andree
Mike Benoit wrote: I've been bitten by running out of inodes on several occasions, and by switching to ReiserFS it saved one company I worked for over $250,000 because they didn't need to buy a totally new piece of software. ext3fs's inode density is configurable, reiserfs's hash overflow

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-25 Thread Matthias Andree
On Tue, 25 Jul 2006, Denis Vlasenko wrote: I, on the contrary, want software to impose as few limits on me as possible. As long as it's choosing some limit, I'll pick the one with fewer surprises. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-27 Thread Matthias Andree
) and it will be mkfs time - so reiser4 better be mature before we go that way if there's no way back short of amrecover, restore or tar -x. Smashing out most of the Cc:s in order not to bore people. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
for systems such as ZFS. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
, but someone needs to write, debug and field-test the code to do that - possibly based on Andreas Dilger's earlier ext2 online resizing work. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
that for already existing directories): e2fsck -fD /dev/hdXX hat is not alternatively, but tune2fs first, then e2fsck -fD (which can't happen on a RW-mounted FS and you should only try this on your rootfs if you can reboot with magic sysrq or from a rescue system). -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
from their installation tool for technical reasons they didn't specify in the release notes. Whatever. ext3 always worked well for me, so why should I abandon it? Plus, it and its tools are maintained. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
will. Why? I'm trying to shift my focus away from computer administration and better file systems than old-style non-journalling, non-softupdates UFS are available today and more will follow. Cc: list weeded out. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Solaris ZFS on Linux [Was: Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion]

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
much like you're doing synchronous I/O (else figures around 70/s perhaps 100/s would be more adequate), and cache exercise is rather irrelevant for databases that manage real (=valuable) data... -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
massively losing data. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
, but since block relocating is already in place for shrink support in the offline resizer, some of the work appears to be done already.) -- Matthias Andree

Re: Solaris ZFS on Linux [Was: Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion]

2006-07-31 Thread Matthias Andree
. sdparm --clear=WCE /dev/sda # please. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Solaris ZFS on Linux [Was: Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion]

2006-08-01 Thread Matthias Andree
, go ahead. But you're right to collect and evaluate suggestions first if you don't want to run a new benchmark every day :) -- Matthias Andree

Re: Solaris ZFS on Linux [Was: Re: the 'official' point of viewexpressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion]

2006-08-01 Thread Matthias Andree
a crash, which is however easy on the I/O as of recent FreeBSD versions). Which was their main point against logging/journaling BTW, but they are porting XFS as well to save those that need instant complete recovery. -- Matthias Andree

Re: Solaris ZFS on Linux [Was: Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion]

2006-08-01 Thread Matthias Andree
.) -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-08-03 Thread Matthias Andree
or 16K atomically on a disk drive). -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-08-03 Thread Matthias Andree
compute strong checksums as they go, and record them for later use, and check so many percent of unchanged files every day to complain about corruptions. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-08-03 Thread Matthias Andree
On Tue, 01 Aug 2006, Hans Reiser wrote: You will want to try our compression plugin, it has an ecc for every 64k What kind of forward error correction would that be, and how much and what failure patterns can it correct? URL suffices. -- Matthias Andree

e2fsck unfixable corruptions (was: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion)

2006-08-06 Thread Matthias Andree
with the latest version of the respective tools is a must. -- Matthias Andree

Re: the 'official' point of view expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion

2006-08-07 Thread Matthias Andree
memory it has not allocated? -- Matthias Andree