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Posted Aug 20, 2010 7:40 UTC (Fri) by butlerm (subscriber, #13312)
Hitachi, for example, has a patent on transforming a flush cache command into a write barrier in a disk drive, something that is necessary (more or less) to implement an asynchronous cache flush (cf. Patent 7574565, filed 2006, published last year).
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