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A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
What happens to these when a filesystem requests a force unit access?
"doesn't support DPO or FUA"
Posted Aug 19, 2010 20:58 UTC (Thu) by willy (subscriber, #9762)
write, write, write, flush, important write, flush, write, write, write
write, write, write, flush, important write FUA, write, write, write
This is documented in Documentation/block/barrier.txt if you're curious in learning more.
Posted Aug 20, 2010 11:14 UTC (Fri) by Hknr (guest, #67789)
»All low level drivers have to are implementing its prepare_flush_fn»...
Does nobody ever (proof-)read these Documents?
Posted Aug 20, 2010 22:37 UTC (Fri) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266)
Some people do. Every once in a while I see a batch of spelling fix patches on the git history of the kernel. After all, anyone can send a spelling fix patch.
Posted Aug 29, 2010 22:24 UTC (Sun) by Duncan (guest, #6647)
Gaah! Spammers in the kernel docs!
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