thanks for the info!
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 18:12:09 +0100, "Iustin Pop" <iusty@xxxxxxxxx> said:
> No, XFS will not lose any data that the application has committed to
> the disk.
OK, but just to make sure: The following FAQ entry refers only to
*newly* created files - right?
> Improperly written applications and/or improperly configured systems
> might have issues with recently written files losing data.
Again, just to make sure that I understood you correctly: Could you name
> Be sure the read the FAQ, especially the section about write cache on
> dekstop/consumer HDDs.
You are probably referring to the following entry. I now disabled the
write cache of the 2nd HDD in Windows (remember my configuration). I
wonder though: Wouldn't it be possible to design journaling in a way so
that the write cache does never cause problems? Could someone provide an
example which illustrates the write cache problem in simple terms?
> Just my opinion as an XFS user, your mileage might vary.
Hopefully, it's not about opinions ...
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