>-Paulo Sergio Lemes Queiroz [05 Dec 2001 13:15 -0200] wrote:
Thanks. Is this true for all the journaling FS, say ReiserFS,
> Xianglong Yuan wrote:
> > Hi, there,
> > I've just transferred my old ext2 FS into XFS FS and did the
> > following test. What I got surprises me.
> > First, I modify a file with vim, save it, and go back to bash
> > shell. Then, I hit the power button to crash the system
> > instantly. Now I restart the system and the XFS FS comes back
> > gracefully. However, when I try to open the just saved file,
> > nothing is there, not the new modified content, not even the old
> > content. All the content in the file is wiped off by a stream
> > of weird symbols. Is the XFS FS supposed to behavior like that?
> > It seems to me XFS is really not a safe FS to count on when
> > system crashing. I presumed that I should have my old content
> > back. Did I asked too much here? Thanks in advance.
> > Xianglong Yuan
> Paulo Sergio Lemes Queiroz
> Analista de Sistemas
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