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SubjectRe: [POT] Which journalised filesystem ?
In article <>,
Bernd Eckenfels <> wrote:
>In article <> you wrote:
>> Definentily. We want a write-barrier however we can get it.
>Does that mean we can or we can't? Is there a flush write cache operation in
>ATA? I asume there is one in SCSI?

Well hdparm has a -W option with which you can turn on/off the
write cache. If that works (and it appears it does) you should be
able to turn write cache off, write *one* block so that the
cache gets flushed and turn it back on. I'm not sure how to
test this, though.

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