[sclug] Help! (with a big 'H')

Dickon Hood sclug at splurge.fluff.org
Sun Apr 27 14:42:08 UTC 2008

On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 17:53:09 +0100, David Given wrote:
: Will Dickson wrote:

: [...]
: > While you're on the subject, you might want to revisit the decision to
: > use ReiserFS, especially if the verdict goes against Hans Reiser (the
: > jury is still out, but is expected to reach a verdict soon).

I'd avoid the filesystem on principle.  The way a fsck can total a
filesystem when it spots another ReiserFS image in an object within it is
just scary.

: Yes; it's thought that ReiserFS may be an accomplice, and so if Hans
: Reiser is found guilty the software will be locked away too, which means
: you won't be able to get at any of your data.


Dickon Hood

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