ATA disks and DB

Xose Vazquez Perez xose at
Mon Dec 15 20:10:06 UTC 2003

listas at wrote:

> Aren't you able to turn write-bacl off (thus enabling write-though) by using
> hdparm?

-W     Disable/enable the IDE drive's write-caching feature (default state is
       undeterminable;  manufacturer/model specific).

put "hdparm -W 0 /dev/hdX" in any rc boot file, but some HD don't allow it.

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