Subject: Re: namei caching of newly created files?
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 01/19/2005 21:31:52
> IMO, once NFS rules are conceded, might was well go hog wild with
> write-back caching. Why not. Loss is loss.
But there's loss and then there's loss. There's loss as in "if you
lose power the file being created has garbaged contents". There's loss
as in "if you lose power the directory the file is being created in is
trashed". And then there's loss as in "if you lose power you might as
well re-newfs - and hope your backups are good".
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