On Dienstag 03 November 2009 Emmanuel Florac wrote:
> Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> écrivait:
> > Hence my suggestion for turning on the disk write cache just to see
> > if it makes a difference.
> Unfortunately there isn't any way in the 3Ware controllers to manage
> that. Worse, I couldn't get a clear answer from 3Ware support about
> the controller policy about drives caches. However from the tests
> I've done (pulling the plug on a server while writing) it looks like
> the 3Ware uses the disks caches in write-thru mode, however
> (fortunately now that many drives come with 32 or 64 MB caches).
> Some other SATA/SAS RAID controllers (Areca, LSI and Adaptec) allows
> to activate drive write-back cache separately from the controller
> cache, though.
Looks like you didn't read the FAQ until now, I tried to document the
unclear bits as good as I could:
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