Willy, are you comfortable with our asking you to not use the -conv option to
convert the old format to the new format until 2.4 is known stable for you or
3.6 is backported, whichever is first?
Willy Tarreau wrote:
> IMHO, we should allow reiserfs to go into mainstream kernel, but warn users that
> using it will prevent them from switching back to 2.2.
> A good approach which may satisfy to Alan's fears about the need to switch back
> would be to simply delay reiserfs integration to the day that reiserfs-3.6 is
> ready for inclusion in 2.2 (Hans, Alan, are you ready for 2.2.1 ?).
> Then, including it in the 2.2 and 2.4 will not be a problem any longer.
> During this short time, 2.4 will have been partly tested, and quite a part of
> the users needing to switch back to 2.2 will have done it or waited for a 2.4
> To finish, I will say that very older versions of reiserfs have corrupted my
> data, and I have never blamed anyone for it. Moreover, I had received a very
> quick assistance (<1 day) from Hans and Chris who provided me with patches
> specific to my config while there have been longstanding reports for fs
> corruption in other filesystems which took monthes to be found and patched, so
> I clearly trust the reiserfs team and hope their great work will be worthy.
> Just my 2 cents...
> Willy Tarreau
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