In article <200109251404.f8PE4Oh06427@deathstar.prodigy.com> 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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