0byte files after crash

Hasso Tepper hasso at estpak.ee
Fri Mar 20 00:21:07 PDT 2009

Samuel J. Greear wrote:
> Better might be to work toward fixing the applications. ee has bitten
> me a number of times on crash after editing a config file.
> One option for ffs might be to have it optimistically flush when load
> is low; but to be honest I think fixing the applications is much more
> important.

I don't think that we can be very successful at that. It's a rare 
situation  - happened to me about 3 times, but only because I break a 
kernel a lot ;). And if even Linux filesystem developers are 
introducing "workarounds" ...

Hasso Tepper

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