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    SubjectRe: raid is dangerous but that's secret (was Re: [patch] ext2/3: document conditions when reliable operation is possible)
    also sprach Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@gmail.com> [2009.09.01.0026 +0200]:
    > I misspoke w.r.t journalling, the idea I was trying to get across
    > was to remount with -o sync while running on a degraded array, but
    > given some of the other comments in this thread I'm not even sure
    > that would help. the idea was to make writes as safe as possible
    > (at the cost of speed) when running on a degraded array, and to
    > have the transition be as hands-free as possible, just have the
    > kernel (or mdadm) by default remount.

    I don't see how that is any more necessary with a degraded array
    than it is when you have a fully working array. Sync just ensures
    that the data are written and not cached, but that has absolutely
    nothing to do with the underlying storage. Or am I failing to see
    the link?

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