Problems unmounting/fssyncking extern UFS filesystem
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Thu Nov 30 04:42:43 PST 2006
Erik Trulsson wrote:
> Oliver Fromme wrote:
> > Christopher Sean Hilton wrote:
> > > Please understand that this is an honest question but isn't that true
> > > only of IDE heritage drives. E.g. If a SCSI drive with Tagged Queuing
> > > says that the the bits have been written doesn't it mean that the bits
> > > have really been written?
> > Right, unless the SCSI drive has a label saying "Quantum".
> In other words: Yes, assuming the SCSI drive works as it should. Not
> all SCSI drives work as they should.
Right. However, exactly the same is also true for IDE/ATA
disks: assuming that they work as they should ...
But it seems that for (server-grade) SCSI drives the chances
are better than for (consumer-grade) IDE/ATA drives.
> > PS: Quantum is today owned by maxtor, isn't it? I've lost
> > track of HD manufacturers when Seagate bought Conner ...
> Quantum and Maxtor merged and became Maxtor. Maxtor was recently
> bought by Seagate, so it is Seagate that owns Quantum these days.
Uh, so now Seagate practically owns Quantum, Maxtor _and_
Conner? They got pretty fat then, it seems.
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