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Seagate SNAFU sees Cisco servers primed for data loss

John Geek
WTF?

Re: I heard...

battery backup (or on newer RAID controllers, flash backed writeback cache using supercaps) only protects the write cache in the RAID controller. we're talking about write cache on the DRIVES, whihc is something desktop drives often have in write-back mode, but server drivers should always be write-through.

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