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Re: [SLE] SuSE 8.1 Pro which filesystem to use ?
  • From: Silviu Marin-Caea <silviu@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 09:53:20 +0300
  • Message-id: <3D9A97E0.9050203@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sean Akers wrote:

My machine acts as a Windows file server, a development machine, an internet server and firewall, a printer server, tape backup server and a groupware server.

How about you bought an UPS too? A journaling filesystem is not the ultimate solution against power cuts.

Servers should still have UPS, if you really care for the data on that machine. You mentioned groupware. It must have a database of some sort running. You may still lose data in this case, even with a journaling fs.

A UPS for one computer is under $100.

Silviu Marin-Caea Systems Engineer Linux/Unix
Phone +40723-267961

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