ext4 and data loss
Posted Mar 17, 2009 21:56 UTC (Tue) by pphaneuf
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"No class of applications", you say?
/var/run being on a tmpfs makes sense (if we crash, then it's okay, they're not running anymore).
Another more practical one is my browser cache. If it got blown away on every reboot, I wouldn't really mind, and I would actually be pretty angry if my browser started doing fsync on every little thing (hmm, where have I heard this?).
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