barrier and commit options?

Christian Kujau lists at
Fri Jan 30 15:17:54 UTC 2009

On Fri, 30 Jan 2009, Nicolas KOWALSKI wrote:
> I know I may loose the last 30 seconds of "work" (it's just a home
> server), but is the filesystem at risk (corruption, whatever, ...) with
> these mount options ?

No, why would it? If certain mount options would make a filesystem prone 
to corruption I'd consider this a bug. So apart from losing a few more 
seconds of work in case of an error, the fs should be fine.

BOFH excuse #199:

the curls in your keyboard cord are losing electricity.

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