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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.29
Stefan Richter wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> Mark Lord wrote:
> [store browser session]
>>> fsync() isn't going to affect that one way or another
>>> unless the entire kernel freezes and dies.
>> ...which is one of the three common crash scenarios listed (and
>> experienced in the field).
>
> To get work done which one really cares about, one can always choose a
> system which does not crash frequently. Those who run unstable drivers
> for thrills surely do it on boxes on which nothing important is being
> done, one would think.

Once software is perfect, there is definitely a lot of useless crash
protection code to remove.

Jeff





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