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Subjectwriteback cache dangers Re: [ANNOUNCE] Ramback: faster than a speeding bullet
Hi!

> The ingest rate at the time of a power hit makes a huge
> difference as well - basically, pulling the power cord
> when a box is idle is normally not harmful. Try that
> when you are really pounding on the disks and you will
> see corruptions a plenty without barriers ;-)

I tried that, and could not get a corrruption. cp -a on big kernel
trees, on sata disk with writeback cache and no barriers... and I
could not cause fs corruption. ext3.

I'd like to demo danger of writeback cache. What should I do?

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