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SubjectRe: 2.2.0 wishlist
On Sun, 16 Jun 1996, Alan Cox wrote:

> > One of the things wished for EXT2 is extra robustness,
> > which can be achieved with writing the meta-data, and
> > data in correct sequential order to the disk.
>
> Nope. A modern caching IDE drive will not always honour the physical write order
> you give it blocks.

Neither will a caching SCSI controller.

Mike

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mike@i-Connect.Net 13455 SW Allen Blvd., Suite 140
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