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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCHSET block#for-2.6.36-post] block: replace barrier with sequenced flush



On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 11:18:07AM -0400, Ric Wheeler wrote:
> On 08/20/2010 09:22 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> >FYI: here's a little writeup to document the new cache flushing scheme,
> >intended to replace Documentation/block/barriers.txt.  Any good
> >suggestion for a filename in the kernel tree?
> >
> >---
> 
> I was thinking that we might be better off using the "durable
> writes" term more since it is well documented (at least in the
> database world, where it is the "D" in ACID properties).  Maybe
> "durable_writes_support.txt" ?

sata_lies.txt?

Ok, maybe writeback_cache.txt?

-chris


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