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Re: [SLE] Failed ReiserFS
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 16:41:41 -0500
  • Message-id: <20050209214141.GA14751@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 02:23:47PM -0500, Amanda B Hickman wrote:
> Is there anyone out there who is happy with reiserfs?

I for one am. I use it on all boxes and on my slackware machines and I've
never had a probem like what you all are saying. If you read benchmarks,
Resiser is the best all around for speed.








>
> On Feb 9, 2005, at 10:30 AM, Christopher Carlen wrote:
>
> >Rikard Johnels wrote:
> >>Hi all!
> >>I have a client that have lost two 30 gig disks with a huge number
> >>of files he uses in a project.
> >>The server (Linux SuSE 9.1) suddenly hickuped, and when it came back
> >>there was files on the discs but no NFS. ('df showed about 75% usage
> >>of the discs)
> >>After restart of NFS a 'df' shows total use 1% and the files are gone
> >>By some reason (so far unknown) the disk is suddenly empty.
> >>They are created under Linux and uses ReiserFS, so he thought them to
> >>be "safe". (No he didn't back them up regardles of warnings from me)
> >>I did a 'dd if=/dev/hdc of=image.hdc and if i look at that file i can
> >>see all the data. I can find all filenames but the fat seems empty.
> >>Is there a safe way to try to restore the lost files?
> >>Parttitiontable is OK. ReiserFS in it self didn't complain about
> >>anything, and SMART didn't register any failing disks.
> >>Where shall i start to look?
> >
> >I had a Suse 9.1 NFS served reiserfs blow up as well. Many files were
> >recovered after using fsck, but the organization was clobbered and
> >certainly no hope of booting it.
> >
> >I won't use reiserfs again, as it appears many problems center around
> >its use, but hardly any with ext2,3.
> >
> >
> >Good day!
> >
> >
> >
> >--
> >____________________________________
> >Christopher R. Carlen
> >Principal Laser/Optical Technologist
> >Sandia National Laboratories CA USA
> >crcarle@xxxxxxxxxx
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