Mario Weilguni wrote:
>>>So the question is: has anybody verified, that the log is written to disk
>>>before returning from commit?
>>Some (or all?) IDE disks are known to lie: they report success as
>>soon as the data have reached the drive's RAM.
> under linux, hdparm -W can turn off the write cache of IDE disk, maybe you
> should try with write-caching turned off.
Yes, that made a big difference. Latency went up to 25-95ms.
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