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Re: Win32 Powerfail testing

From: Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com
Cc: dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Win32 Powerfail testing
Date: 2003-03-06 01:35:16
Message-ID: 20030306.103516.112624465.t-ishii@sra.co.jp (view raw or flat)
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> > > So far we found interesting facts. Our Win32 port passes his 
> > > test in most cases. However if power of the machine is turned 
> > > off right after (10 to 20 seconds) the Checkpoint has been 
> > > made, it does not passes his test. So we are thinking that 
> > > there is someting wrong with the checkpoint implementaion for 
> > > Win32 port, which is essentially same as Jan's 
> > > implementation. i.e. using _flushall() instead of sync().  We 
> > > were looking for a fix or an alternative implementaion of 
> > > sync() without success.
> > 
> > Hi Tatsuo,
> > 
> > Does this help:
> > http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;66052
> 
> OMG, I'm rolling.  You have to connect to the COMMODE.OBJ to fix a 
> flushing problem.  Someone at MS has a sense of humor.  I thought running 
> PHP on crack was funny (i.e. --with-crack switch to turn on cracklib) but 
> this one is even better.

We have tried COMMODE.OBJ already. It seems that does not help at all.
--
Tatsuo Ishii

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