Subject: Re: disks write-back cache
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/26/2003 12:22:02
On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 06:05:27PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> So, should I add a check to the sd or wd drivers to print a warning (dependant
> on a compile-time option) when a disk with write-back cache enabled is probed ?
> Or maybe put it in the filesystem layer, at mount time ?

I think this would be useful. However, I think it would be much more useful
if you would add dkctl(8) support to wd, so those of us who don't have scsi
can disable write-back cache if they so desire.

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