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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Which is no problem. The CRC for the sector will be incorrect, which will be reported to the host adapter. The host adapter will then reconstruct the data and write back the correct sector.
Of course you do need RAID for this.
Journaling no protection against power drop
Posted Sep 10, 2009 20:52 UTC (Thu) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
Without RAID, the operating system will have no idea the sector is corrupt - this is why I like ZFS's block checksumming, as you can get a list of files with corrupt blocks in order to restore from backup.
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