One “feature” of Linux systems is that ext2/ext3 filesystems can be automatically (and unexpectedly) fsck’d upon reboot. Technically, it’s done at mount time, after a configurable number of mounts or days. In theory, I suppose it makes sense to periodically check flaky filesystems running on low-end hardware. In practice, however, it frequently comes as a […]
QA Hates You kingpin and all-around good guy Brian Noggle was recently interviewed by Matt Heusser at softwaretestpro.com. Read the article and listen to the interview here. Update: The podcast will not load unless you’re logged in to site. It’s a free registration, or you can hit BugMeNot.com.
I had a nice reminder recently of why itâ€™s good to stick to best practices when putting something shiny and new out for others to see.Â Something that was supposed to be easy ended up causing some furrowed brows for a bit.Â Luckily, it ended up being just a bump in the road thanks to […]