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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/23] per device dirty throttling -v8
    * Andrew Morton:

    > The easy preventive is to mount with data=writeback. Maybe that should
    > have been the default.

    The documentation I could find suggests that this may lead to a
    security weakness (old data in blocks of a file that was grown just
    before the crash leaks to a different user). XFS overwrites that data
    with zeros upon reboot, which tends to irritate users when it happens.

    From this point of view, data=ordered doesn't seem too bad.
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