doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Apr 24 12:35:15 UTC 2007
On Tuesday 24 April 2007 21:04, Eric Anderson wrote:
> > If it is a transient error then panicing seems to be about the
> > worse response :)
> Doesn't a failed ATA FLUSHCACHE mean that the device could not
> complete it's writing of cached bits to stable storage within the
> timeout period? That seems to me that the flushcache should be called
> more frequently then, so less writes have to be written out.
I don't know what the exact semantics of the flush command are. Also I
have no data on typical delays for flushes, etc..
Kind of useless really 8-)
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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