Not logged in
Log in now
Create an account
Subscribe to LWN
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
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.
Copyright © 2013, Eklektix, Inc.
Comments and public postings are copyrighted by their creators.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds