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Re: Btrs vs ext4. Which one is more reliable?

On Wed, Aug 09, 2017 at 09:46:09PM -0400, David Niklas wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Jul 2017 04:59:40 +0000
> Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Also, my use case is at home where the power can and *does* fail. I also
> find myself using the latest kernel and oftentimes an experimental driver
> for my AMD graphics card, hence my need for a *very* stable fs over
> sudden unmount.

Buy a cheap UPS with a USB or serial connection to your
computer. Even if it only supplies power for 2 minutes, that's
enough time for the computer to receive the power outage signal
and do an orderly shutdown.

Useful packages:


Cyberpower's UPS systems have Linux support but not Debian
packages; it takes about 10 minutes to download their scripts
and figure out configuration.