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SubjectRe: Linux should better cope with power failure
> > You probably haven't tried to use sync or you would have noticed the
> > performace penalty. I think nobody really considers sync an alternative.
> >
> > O. Wyss
> You can't have the best of everything. There are tradeoffs. A viable option is > a journaled filesystem. Linux boasts a few, two of which are at your fingertips > by way of config options. Read up on JFS or ReiserFS.
How about the following solution: During high activity _any_ FS is
treated as if it were mounted asynch, during low/no activity it's
treaded as synch. This simple solution certainly will be acceptable for anyone.

O. Wyss
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