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Re: Removing softdep
--- On Mon, 6/9/08, David Holland <dholland-tech%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> From: David Holland <dholland-tech%netbsd.org@localhost>
> Subject: Re: Removing softdep
> To: "Gary Thorpe" <gathorpe79%yahoo.com@localhost>
> Cc: "Jared D. McNeill" <jmcneill%invisible.ca@localhost>, "Jukka Marin"
> <jmarin%embedtronics.fi@localhost>, "Martin Husemann"
> <martin%duskware.de@localhost>, "Andrew Doran" <ad%NetBSD.org@localhost>,
> Received: Monday, June 9, 2008, 12:03 PM
> On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 05:51:46PM -0700, Gary Thorpe wrote:
> > I don't think any software technique can help you
> if your drive
> > does write caching that the OS cannot control or at
> > influence.
> I'm not convinced of that, at least on a desktop,
> laptop, or
> non-heavily-loaded-server where the disk has a reasonable
> frequency of
> idle periods.
> David A. Holland
Reasonably idle = ? Since things like crashes or power loss could occur at any
time, how long is long enough?
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