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SubjectRe: [Patch] document ext3 requirements (was Re: [RFD] Incremental fsck)
On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 08:43:25AM +1100, David Chinner wrote:
> ext3 is not the only filesystem that will have trouble due to
> volatile write caches. We see problems often enough with XFS
> due to volatile write caches that it's in our FAQ:

In fact it will hit every filesystem. A write-back cache that can't
be forced to write back bythe filesystem will cause corruption on
uncontained power loss, period.



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