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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.29
> It seems you still didn't get the point. ext3 data=ordered is not the
> problem. The problem is that the average developer doesn't expect the fs
> to _re-order_ stuff. This is how most common fs did work long before

No it isn´t. Standard Unix file systems made no such guarantee and would
write out data out of order. The disk scheduler would then further
re-order things.

If you think the ¨guarantees¨ from before ext3 are normal defaults you´ve
been writing junk code

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