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From: Ryan Tandy <tarpman@×××××××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] BIG reiserfs problem
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 20:53:21
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] BIG reiserfs problem by Etaoin Shrdlu
1 Etaoin Shrdlu wrote:
2 > On Tuesday 31 October 2006 18:50, Daniel Iliev wrote:
3 >
4 >> Then I would propose you to use "hdparm -W0 /dev/(what-ever)" to
5 >> disable the write caching (no matter which FS you use). Nothing can
6 >> give 100% guarantee against power failure.
7 >
8 > This disables only hard disk cache. If I understand correctly, the
9 > caching done by the kernel (ie, by the filesystem driver) happens in
10 > RAM, /before/ data is sent to disk. Did I miss something?
12 I think that's what Daniel intended. If you were *really* paranoid
13 about power outages, you could do that AND mount your FS with -o sync...
14 --
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Re: [gentoo-user] BIG reiserfs problem Etaoin Shrdlu <shrdlu@×××××××××××××.org>