vinum, 5.x performance, ... (was: Re: ANNOUNCE: GNOME 2.12.1 has been merged into the ports tree)

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Mon Nov 7 02:25:06 PST 2005

On Mon, 07 Nov 2005 11:18:00 +0100
Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at> wrote:

> > - and performaces is a nightmare on atapi harddisks
> AFAIR 4.x enables the write cache (bad if there's a power failure in
> the soft-updates case, since without native command queueing the
> drivers may reorder writes witout the possibility to notify
> soft-updates about it),

So on NCQ disks write_caching should be safe from consistency
point-of-view ?

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