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Re: ext3 and chattr +S on postfix spools



On Tue, 2002-02-05 at 04:20, Wietse Venema wrote:
> ext3 is unsafe for maildir, and with softupdates, so is ffs.
> One step forwards, two steps back.
> 
> Fortunately, some people still have a choice.
> 
> 	Wietse

For the newbies among us (me :) would you mind explaining what exactly
causes it to be unsafe? As far I know (but like I said, I'm just a noob)
ext3 is journalling metadata and data so I cannot understand how data
could be lost.

Regards,

Erik Smit





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