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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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