background_fsck=no does not work?

Scott Long scottl at
Sun Apr 24 14:21:15 PDT 2005

Matthias Buelow wrote:
> Scott Long wrote:
>>not always be clean.  Softupdates (hopefully) means that it will be
>>consistent and recoverable, but what you're seeing here is normal and
> Why "hopefully"?  Aren't people convinced that it works correctly?
> mkb.

Whether or not its algoritms are correct or the VM and VFS layers
properly support it, modern IDE write caches pretty much make write
orderings a crapshoot.


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