ext2/3/4 group size

Yioryos Asprobounitis mavrothal at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 31 09:01:49 EDT 2011

--- On Thu, 3/31/11, Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:

> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> Subject: Re: ext2/3/4 group size
> To: "Yioryos Asprobounitis" <mavrothal at yahoo.com>
> Cc: devel at lists.laptop.org
> Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 7:49 AM
> On Thursday 31 March 2011, Yioryos
> Asprobounitis wrote:
> > I have a very good 2-year old 4GB class 6 Transcend 
> > a poor 1-year old 4BG class 6 Kingsoton
> > and  terrible 2-year old 8GB A-data
> > Rating is based on iozone data and "terrible" means
> that I get file corruption
> > quite often. Kingston is just slow.
> > None of them is formatted as suggested.
> If you get file corruption, the card is at the end of its
> life, you should
> probably toss it out. I would be interested in seeing
> flashbench results
> for this card before you throw it away. I can tell you how
> to do it
> if you are interested.

Sure. Fire away.

BTW this A-data card (class 6) had the corruption issues right from brand new. 
Maybe is a "night shift"... (though purchased through respectable channels)


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