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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] ext3: enable barriers by default
    On Fri 2008-05-16 14:05:55, Eric Sandeen wrote:
    > I can't think of any valid reason for ext3 to not use barriers when
    > they are available; I believe this is necessary for filesystem
    > integrity in the face of a volatile write cache on storage.
    >
    > An administrator who trusts that the cache is sufficiently battery-
    > backed (and power supplies are sufficiently redundant, etc...)
    > can always turn it back off again.
    >
    > SuSE has carried such a patch for quite some time now.
    >
    > Also document the mount option while we're at it.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@redhat.com>
    > Acked-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>

    Yes please. Safe defaults are the way to go.
    Pavel
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