Subject: Re: wd, disk write cache, sync cache, and softdep.
To: Daniel Carosone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2004 00:04:23
On Thursday 16 December 2004 23:50, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> That depends on your definition of 'wrong'. I'm shooting at the one I
> can hit from where I'm standing, and hoping my comrades on the next
> hill are shooting at stuff I can't. Fire away.
Oh, please. If you're going to make bogus war analogies, let's call it what
it really is. You're taking a potshot at the Arab in the bar because
actually attacking the real target is beyond you.
It *is* nothing more than a potshot, after all -- it does not fix any of the
real (read: enough to be measurable) sources of data loss. And at the same
time will hurt performance, and risk introducing new bugs. The cost/benefit