Subject: Re: disks write-back cache
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sean Davis <email@example.com>
Date: 04/27/2003 09:14:42
On Sun, Apr 27, 2003 at 03:10:42PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 12:22:02PM -0400, Sean Davis wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 06:05:27PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > 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.
> I added it yesterday :)
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