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    SubjectRe: bug in md write barrier support?
    On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 11:21:39PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > I2O defines cache flush very losely. It flushes the cache and returns
    [...]
    > write 1, 2, 3, 4 , 40, 41, flush cache, write 5, 6, 100

    > it'll write 1,2,3,4,5,6, 40, 41, report flush cache complete.

    which, if 5,6 are the metadata updates beloging to logfile writes
    40,41 and the system powers down between 5 and 41 spells trouble.

    Roger.

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