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GNU virtual private Ethernet
It's a little disturbing to see data=writeback becoming the default. Is the performance gain really so great that it's worth being less secure by default?
Solving the ext3 latency problem
Posted Apr 15, 2009 9:34 UTC (Wed) by edschofield (guest, #39993)
We have _severe_ latency issues with ext3 and our RAID arrays, sometimes causing our servers to appear to freeze for tens of seconds during disk writes. A safer 'writeback' mode that eliminates these latencies will be a huge win for us.
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