Soft updates and power failure

Lee Brotherston lee at
Tue Feb 8 12:35:29 GMT 2005

Pete French wrote:
> Were the write caches enabled on the drives ?

Hmmm - now that I'm not 100% sure of.  I'll check that out!

> I might do some more experiments on 5.3 when I get the chance. I had 
> always relied on softupdates and no write caching being the most
> reliable way I could run the drives - maybe that isn't true.

It's quite possible that it is and I've done something dumb, I'm by no 
means an expert on harddisk technology and was trying to botch around my 
problem at the time being as it wasn't a service machine.



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