barrier and commit options?

Nicolas KOWALSKI nicolas.kowalski at
Fri Jan 30 15:25:47 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 04:17:54PM +0100, Christian Kujau wrote:
> 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. 

Well, not using barrier=1 with disk write cache enabled may cause 
corruption apparently...

> So apart from losing a few more seconds of work in case of an error, 
> the fs should be fine.

Fine. :)

Thanks for your reply,

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