ZFS committed to the FreeBSD base.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Fri Apr 13 18:13:07 UTC 2007

Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de> writes:
> Just a quick question: Does ZFS still work reliable when the write
> cache for ATA disks is enabled, i.e. with the line "hw.ata.wc=1" in
> /boot/loader.conf?

Yes, as long as the disk doesn't lie about flushing its cache.  Some
early ATA disks faked the FLUSHCACHE command to improve their
benchmark results.  I don't know if any still do.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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