Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH] 2.4.10 improved reiserfs a lot, but could still be better

bill davidsen (
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 13:39:22 -0400

In article <> I wrote:

>Write cache makes a big difference in normal use, where seeks and such
>can be optimized, but for a single process writing a single file (ie.
>dd) I don't see where it would or could help much.

Sorry, ignore this, I got a phone call while replying to this and
glanced at the screen and transposed drive write cache with o/s write
cache. Ignore, I had a failure to restore context, and someone else has
made my intended point about ext2 being able to write stale blocks under
some failure modes.


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