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Re: mount: Structure needs cleaning

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: mount: Structure needs cleaning
From: Brian Candler <B.Candler@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 07:40:40 +0000
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On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 02:50:44PM +1100, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > > http://xfs.org/index.php/XFS_FAQ#Q._Which_settings_does_my_RAID_controller_need_.3F
> > 
> > As a side question to this: if I am using Linux's md software RAID with an
> > HBA, and XFS is using write barriers (as I believe it does by default), is
> > it still necessary to disable write caching on the drives?
> 
> No. The MD layers pass the correct flushes to the drives now.

Thank you: that's very clear and very helpful.

Regards,

Brian.

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