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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/7] vfs: Add wbcflush sysfs knob to disable storage device writeback cache flushes
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On Monday 30 March 2009, Fernando Luis Vázquez Cao wrote:
> Add a sysfs knob to disable storage device writeback cache flushes.

The horde of casual desktop users (with me included) would probably prefer
having two settings -- one for filesystem barriers and one for fsync().

IOW I prefer higher performance at the cost of risking losing few last
seconds/minutes of work in case of crash / powerfailure but I would still
like to have the filesystem in the consistent state after such accident.

Thanks,
Bart
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