lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Sep]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: Possible bug and question about ide_notify_reboot in drivers/ide/ide.c (2.4.19)

    --- Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
    > To make sure they have written back their caches...

    This is redundant, since cleanup() flushes the write cache. Also, I spoke to a
    Maxtor tech support person and he said that putting the drives in standby mode
    does NOT flush the write cache. Yet another thing: you are flushing the cache,
    by calling cleanup(), AFTER you put the disks to sleep. I think that's backward.

    I guess the gist of my monlogue is: has anybody reported a problem that has been
    solved by putting the disks to sleep??

    __________________________________________________
    Do You Yahoo!?
    Yahoo! Finance - Get real-time stock quotes
    http://finance.yahoo.com
    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:28    [W:0.048 / U:29.024 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site