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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Only with a UPS
Posted Sep 10, 2009 19:19 UTC (Thu) by ncm (subscriber, #165)
OS developers don't count power drops among crashes because those aren't their fault. That's commendable, because when they say "crash" they mean something they accept responsibility for.
Posted Sep 10, 2009 22:20 UTC (Thu) by flewellyn (subscriber, #5047)
Handling power drops, to me, seems to be a matter of impossibility, at least as long as disks lie about when writes actually complete.
Posted Sep 11, 2009 8:29 UTC (Fri) by jschrod (subscriber, #1646)
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