Re: SSD's and many edits of a single file
- Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 06:49:54 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: SSD's and many edits of a single file
On Tuesday 10 April 2018 03:52:55 tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 09, 2018 at 06:25:34PM -0700, David Christensen wrote:
> > One editor failing would also make me suspect the editor.
> > But two failing editors would make me suspect some common factor,
> > such as a shared library and/or the kernel.
> > Have you tested your hardware -- power supply, memory, and SSD? Be
> > sure to test the SSD before you touch any cables. If it fails,
> > re-seat and/or replace cables and test again.
> Folks: you're barking up the wrong tree. *If* some editor fails
> to write to a file because the hard disk goes on strike, chances
> are that you'll hear your OS *SCREAM LOUDLY* that something is
> The most typical symptom would be that the file system gets remounted
> read-only because of write errors. And you tend to notice that.
Does the mount command report that? It did not.
> -- tomás
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