> On Thu, 7 Feb 2002 19:08:07 +0100
> Wilko Bulte <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > There is another common source of confusion: If anybody has IDE
> > > disks, write-caching is enabled by default in -stable, but disabled
> > > in -current.
> > I don't think that is true anymore. -stable has WC enabled as well.
> -STABLE has it enabled indeed, but -CURRENT does not (afaik).
> Read what he said. :-)
I believe that hw.ata.wc is set to '0' by default. Easily correctible
either by adding 'hw.ata.wc="1"' into your /boot/loader.conf or
tweaking the source in /usr/src/sys/dev/ata/ata-disk.c (the former
being the preferred method of course).
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