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Re: tlug: Broken fs?

tlug note from Christopher Wiles <>
On Tue, 22 Apr 1997, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> It is strongly recommended (although it's probably too late for you to
> easily repartition) to separate your file system into several
> partitions. 

In a production environment I'd recommend to keep each partition on its
own drive.  I've had plenty of drives experience mechanical failures (the
worst offenders have been Western Digital IDE drives and *huge* Micropolis
SCSI drives) -- rendering *all* partitions unreadable (or worse, randomly
unreadable) on the failed drive.

Just my two yen,

--	Chris (

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