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From: Jens Bauer <>
To: Martin Steigerwald <>
Subject: Re: How robust is BTRFS?
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2020 09:55:29 +0100
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7851285.T7Z3S40VBb@merkaba>

Hi Martin.

I'm happy to hear that you have good experience with BTRFS as well. =)
-One thing I forgot to mention is that I'm also quite impressed with Western Digital's drives; they seem to last, even under such horrible conditions I put them through. ;)

It seems, after all, that one does not *have* to learn from failure. =D


On Thu, 03 Dec 2020 08:59:38 +0100, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Jens Bauer - 03.12.20, 03:53:11 CET:
>> After correcting the problem, I got curious and listed the statistics
>> for each partition. I had more than 100000 read/write errors PER DAY
>> for 6 months. That's around 18 million read/write-errors, caused by
>> drives turning on/off "randomly".
> Awesome! Really awesome!
> I am running BTRFS on a ThinkPad T520 since at least 2014. After all 
> these initial free space related issues went away with linux 4.5 or 4.6 
> I had no issues with it anymore. In part I use BTRFS RAID 1 with an 
> mSATA SSD on the laptop and it recovered from what I believe had been 
> power loss related errors on the mSATA SSD twice already. Of course that 
> is not anywhere near the dimension of errors the filesystem you have 
> experienced.
> I use it on my backup drives and I use it on my server VMs.
> It works for me.
> Best,
> -- 
> Martin

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-03  2:53 Jens Bauer
2020-12-03  7:59 ` Martin Steigerwald
2020-12-03  8:55   ` Jens Bauer [this message]
2020-12-03 10:59 ` Qu Wenruo
2020-12-03 19:13   ` Jens Bauer

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