On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 07:05:51PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > Ans set 'hw.ata.wc="0"' in /boot/loader.conf to stop the drives from
> > caching writes.
> it will GREATLY reduce write performance. not just a bit, but many times.

Of course. And mounting filesystems with sync will also reduce
performance. But if you have frequent outages and without a UPS they
will at least help shorten fsck times and lessen potential data loss.

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