Re: Corruption Stats (fwd)

Rob Hagopian (
Thu, 30 Jul 1998 13:12:04 -0400 (EDT)

No, that's just because NT sucks :-) (sorry, it was just too easy)

On Thu, 30 Jul 1998, John Alvord wrote:

> Is that why my work NT system pauses during shutdown, and the pause is
> much longer then OS/2 used to? john alvord
> On Thu, 30 Jul 1998, Rob Hagopian wrote:
> > It's not true though, Apple had a BIG problem with this at one point -
> > they started shipping computers with the write cache enabled on the
> > internal drives (and it was about time). Of course, the Macs all have
> > software power-off (<ob Macs rule> ;-) and the file system would get
> > corrupted. IIRC, the solution was simply to delay long enough for the
> > caches to flush automaticly.
> > -Rob H.

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