On 2009-04-29, Erik Funkenbusch <erik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
> On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 22:05:37 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> XP SP3 Doesn't Play Nice with Heavy I/O Operations on NTFS Volumes
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>>| Windows XP fails to play nice with heavy I/O operations occurring on volumes
>>| formatted with the NTFS file system, Microsoft informed. According to the
>>| Redmond company, the issue is related to the “Compress drive to save disk
>>| space” option. The software giant did not offer an explanation of the
>>| problems, but indicated that both Service Pack 3 and SP2 for Windows XP were
>>| affected. Post-XP releases of the Windows client, including
>>| Windows Vista and Windows 7 are not impacted by the issue.
> Wait.. wait.. wait..
> Not too long ago, I posted about how Linus called ext3's writeback mode
> "moronic". I said that this was the same thing as calling ext3 moronic.
> Unsurprisingly, I got a torrent of replies that called me a moron for
> saying that. They said that just because one seldom used mode was stupid
> didn't mean ext3 was stupid.
That's because that was true.
> Now, here we have effectively the same thing. One particular mode of NTFS
> has some issues, a mode that is hardly ever used, and now "NTFS is
NTFS is defective whether that particular mode is used or not.
However, the ext3 mode is rarely used. The NTFS mode is default.
Yes it is.
> What hypocrites.
I know. And you're nothing but an honest and truthful poster who only
posts verifiable facts, too.
Mistakes are often the stepping stones to utter failure.