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Date:      Sat, 14 Jul 2007 22:02:17 +0200
From:      Nikola Lecic <nlecic@EUnet.yu>
To:        Tek Bahadur Limbu <teklimbu@wlink.com.np>
Cc:        Manolis Kiagias <sonicy@otenet.gr>, Pollywog <lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD-6.1 bootup hangs after power failure
Message-ID:  <200707142002.l6EK2OHd011756@smtpclu-6.eunet.yu>
In-Reply-To: <46990985.8020002@wlink.com.np>
References:  <4697C8DA.60705@wlink.com.np> <200707132345.l6DNjRb2023407@eunet.yu> <46990985.8020002@wlink.com.np>

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On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 23:21:05 +0545
Tek Bahadur Limbu <teklimbu@wlink.com.np> wrote:

> One thing I find FreeBSD very fussy and sensitive in comparison to
> Linux OSes is that whenever there is an power outage, something wrong
> is bound to happen. Maybe, it was made to happen this way but living
> in here over the other side of the world, we do have to face power
> outages despite our best efforts.

My experiences are completely opposite. I find UFS stability and
integrity superior to that of ext2/ext3 in cases such as power
failures, and UFS background fsck-ing as a fascinating feature. (After
power failure, UFS usually needs zero repairs thanks to soft updates.)

What other wrong things you experienced? I agree with Manolis that you
simply must have been terribly unlucky.

Nikola Le=C4=8Di=C4=87



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