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From: ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr
To: pgsql-hackers list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
Subject: Write cache
Date: 2004-01-27 21:34:46
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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

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