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Re: Write cache

From: ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr
To: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-hackers list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Write cache
Date: 2004-01-27 21:43:34
Message-ID: Pine.UW2.4.53.0401272242130.24738@server.pyrenet.fr (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 27 Jan 2004, Larry Rosenman wrote:

> Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 15:38:30 -0600
> From: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
> To: ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr, pgsql-hackers list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Subject: Re: Write cache
>
> IDE or SCSI?
SCSI
>
> Why do you think the WC is screwing you?
>
Because after a sys crash, the most used filesystems (databases) are
screwed
> Which driver(s)?
>
Guess... ADPU320
> LER
>
>
> --On Tuesday, January 27, 2004 22:34:46 +0100 ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr wrote:
>
> > Because I've lost a lot of data using postgresql (and I know for sure this
> > should'nt happen) I've gone a bit further reading documentations on my
> > disks and...
> >
> > I have FUJITSU MAP3367NC 36G 10000 rpm disks, those disk have a write
> > cache of 8Mb, if someone could tell me hox to turn it off... Could'nt find
> > it in the docs and this could very well explain why a busy database
> > crashes every time
> >
> > Thanks for your help
> >
> > --
> > Olivier PRENANT        	        Tel: +33-5-61-50-97-00 (Work)
> > 6, Chemin d'Harraud Turrou           +33-5-61-50-97-01 (Fax)
> > 31190 AUTERIVE                       +33-6-07-63-80-64 (GSM)
> > FRANCE                          Email: ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > ----- Make your life a dream, make your dream a reality. (St Exupery)
>
>
>
>

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6, Chemin d'Harraud Turrou           +33-5-61-50-97-01 (Fax)
31190 AUTERIVE                       +33-6-07-63-80-64 (GSM)
FRANCE                          Email: ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr
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