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Re: ext2 or ext3 for RH 7.2?



On Mié 07 Nov 2001 04:13, you wrote:
> On Tue, 06 Nov 2001 21:51:40 -0600 BobH <rwhart netexpress net> imparted
>
>
> I'm thoroughly pleased with ext3, EXCEPT the squid cache gets corrupted
> after 2 or 3 days. I can delete it and recreate it, then it's corrupt in
> 2-3 days. I change to ext2 and no corruption whatsoever.

Use reiserfs for proxy.

> It's happened with Roswell when I tried it and I blew it off because it
> was beta. It is has happened in 7.2 3 different times. It made no
> difference whether it was format and create or upgrade an ext2 partition
> to ext3.
>
> It manifests itself in gving the wrong URL for certain pages (3
> different times it was corrupted, I'd go to freshmeat and end up getting
> MCM Systems or something). Restarting squid, rebooting, nothing repaired
> the damage except wiping out the cache and creating the directories
> again. Nothing prevented it from happening except using ext2.
>
> So, now I keep /var as ext2 and have no problem. All else is ext3 and
> nothing so far has gone amiss with anything other than squid.

You should think about putting the squid cahce on a different partition, and 
not in var (which I guess is the default).

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