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From Shreyans Jain <shreyans2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Write Cache - Data Corruption
Date Sun, 16 Jul 2017 05:12:58 GMT
If we have write cache off, do we need a ups or some other power backup ?

On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 8:02 PM, Rick Hillegas <rick.hillegas@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 7/14/17 6:21 PM, Shreyans Jain wrote:
>
>> If we have a ups and we properly shutdown the OS, will then we have to
>> disable write cache for the hard-disk in order to prevent data corruption.
>> Are there any chances left for the data to be corrupted by power failure
>> with write cache on?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Shreyans Jain
>>
>
> That will reduce your risk. But operating systems can crash before
> flushing the cache to disk.
>
>

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