On 8 Aug 2001 at 16:09, Florin Andrei wrote:
> On a server that's not very loaded, i think it's ok to run "sync"
> every now and then, if the data is extremely important.
Shouldn't bdflush (or something like that) handle regular flushing of
buffers to disk for the event that the system dies without a clean
shutdown/unmount? How does XFS handle the cache (or is the a kernel
function that is independent from the filesystem)? When does data get sent
to disk other than during explicit sync calls (or deletes, which are done
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