Does ext3 prevent partial page writes?

Christian Kujau lists at
Wed Dec 20 06:42:20 UTC 2006

On Tue, 19 Dec 2006, ext3 at wrote:
> Basically I want to know if I can turn off full_page_writes in my postgres 
> config.

if your devices support write barriers, you can turn off this option, 
methinks (mount -o barrier=1). Of course, you'll run a few tests before 
going live, right?

BOFH excuse #449:

greenpeace free'd the mallocs

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