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    SubjectRe: Disk hardware caching, performance, and journalling
    On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 02:39:44PM -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:

    why does everyone get freaked out about disk caches? afaikt,
    there's only an O(50ms) window at each catastrophic power failure:
    trivial for any reasonable rate of failures...

    If your disks are busy all the time (eg. a large mail server) then you
    will trivially hit this and it will be a problem.

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