James Mansion wrote:
> Hannu Krosing wrote:
> > Pulling the plug should not corrupt a postgreSQL database, unless it was
> > using disks which lie about write caching.
> Didn't we recently put the old wife's 'the disks lied' tale to bed in
> favour of actually admiting that some well known filesystems and
> saftware raid systems have had trouble with their write barriers?
I thought the issue was that many file systems do not issue the drive
ATAPI flush command, and I suppose drives are allowed not to flush on
write if they honor the command.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
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