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From: Mark Kirkwood <markir@××××××××××××.nz>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] BIG reiserfs problem
Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2006 09:58:56
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] BIG reiserfs problem by Joshua Schmidlkofer
1 Joshua Schmidlkofer wrote:
2 > Daniels advice is actually the best that you can get. It will give
3 > you the smallest chance of corruption due out of order journal commits
4 > that caching can cause.
6 While this is true, it also may dramatically lower the mean time to
7 failure for your disk, due to increased ware and tear - consumer ATA
8 drives are designed to operate with the write cache on.
10 If you cannot afford to lose data due to poweroff corruption, then the
11 only viable solution is a RAID card that includes battery backup (e.g.
12 3Ware and Areca sell these).
14 regards
16 mark
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