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Re: [Pan-users] "Automatic" unsubscription (bug?)

From: Frank Van Damme
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] "Automatic" unsubscription (bug?)
Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 15:08:27 +0200
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On Thursday 15 May 2003 05:01, Duncan wrote:
> This may be a problem with file corruption..  The file listing the
> subscribed groups may have gotten corrupted somehow, particularly if PAN
> (or MSWormOS with PAN running, or b4 the cached PAN files were written back
> to disk) crashed, leaving open and partially written files.
> I don't know.  Is NTFS a journaling file system?  I know FAT is quite
> vulnerable to that sort of thing as it is definitely NOT.

Ntfs is journaling afaik.

btw, having 100000 articles in separate files is no big deal with a filesystem 
like reiserfs, but with fat it is going to eat space like crazy (16 or even 
32 Kbyte cluster size). 

Frank Van Damme 
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