dangerous situation with shutdown process

Anatoliy Dmytriyev tolid at plab.ku.dk
Thu Jul 14 19:45:22 GMT 2005

Kevin Oberman wrote:

>SCSI or ATA? If it's ATA, turn off write cache with (atacontrol(8) or
>the sysctl.
>The problem is that disks lie about whether they have actually written
>data. If the power goes off before the data is in cache, it's lost.
>I am not sure if write-cache can be turned off on SCSI, but SCSI drives
>seem less likely to lie about when the data is actually flushed to the

SCSI, Adaptec 2110S

Anatoliy Dmytriyev
<tolid at plab.ku.dk>

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