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sct@redhat.com said:
> Linux will obey that if it possibly can: only in cases where the
> hardware is actively lying about when the data has hit disk will the
> guarantee break down.

Do we attempt to ask SCSI disks nicely to flush their write caches in this
situation? cf. http://www.danbbs.dk/~dino/SCSI/SCSI2-09.html#9.2.18

Or do we instruct all SCSI disks not to do write caching in the first place?

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dwmw2


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