Re: wishful thinking about atomic, multi-sector or full MD stripewidth, writes in storage

From: Mark Lord
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 17:21:39 EST

Ric Wheeler wrote:
You must disable the write cache on these commodity drives *if* the MD RAID level does not support barriers properly.

Rather than further trying to cripple Linux on the notebook,
(it's bad enough already)..

How about instead, *fixing* the MD layer to properly support barriers?
That would be far more useful, productive, and better for end-users.

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