Subject Re: {Disarmed} Re: [firebird-support] Forced write, page size and buffer size
Author Carlos H. Cantu
I never said it would cover all possibilities. I just said that
instead of "guessing" or stay only with the "theory", a real test
could give more trustful results ;)

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EHehdfs> Am 19.08.2014 um 18:30 schrieb 'Carlos H. Cantu' listas@...
EHehdfs> [firebird-support]:
>> Re: [firebird-support] Forced write, page size and buffer size The
>> best thing would be if someone could simulate some crashes (like power
>> failure) in both configurations and report back about existence of
>> corruption.

EHehdfs> Such an simulation does hardly cover all possible problems.

EHehdfs> In general there was an statement about old interbase database which
EHehdfs> should be "up again" shortly after an power fail in an tank-environment
EHehdfs> caused by firing the gun. There is some chance that firebird can recover
EHehdfs> after crash.

EHehdfs> The Problem itself does arise from the order the physical writes are
EHehdfs> done. If the OS (or even the disk) does reorder writes I would suspect
EHehdfs> to generate problems.

EHehdfs> You can simulate power-fail by using QEMU emulation and killing the
EHehdfs> emulator.

EHehdfs> Elmar

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