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Re: [HACKERS] win32 performance - fsync question

From: "Merlin Moncure" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
To: <pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>
Cc: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] win32 performance - fsync question
Date: 2005-02-24 16:19:39
Message-ID: 6EE64EF3AB31D5448D0007DD34EEB3412A7631@Herge.rcsinc.local (view raw or whole thread)
Lists: pgsql-hackers-win32
> MS is big enough and bad enough to get all the info they need from the
> various drive makers to know how to handle write cache flushing. Even
> stuff that isn't documented.

Yup.  This includes all the raid controllers I've tested...  
> Also, I would like to see this test performed on NTFS and FAT32, and
> if you are more likely to lose data on FAT32.

FAT32 is not could see corruption at the filesystem
level, not to mention the fact that windows would want to run chkdsk
every time the system reboots.


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