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Re: drbd + ext3 + interbase + data lost



Hi,

On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 11:12:59AM -0300, João Alfredo wrote:
 
> After the crash we mount the disk's partition read-only just to see the
> damage. We tried debugfs but it didn't find any deleted file. The
> partition where the data was had only four files, two database files and
> two backup files. Now there is just 2 files, a test database and it
> backup file. The production database disapeared. 

I've never heard of _any_ ext3 failure modes which could result in
silently disappearing files like that.  What sort of IO errors did you
have?  Have you tested DRBD for reliability in the presence of IO
failures?  Are the previous backups OK?

--Stephen





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