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Re: mdb database protected against any power cut?

Thank you very much for these well detailed answers.

Francois Trachez (kiko)
Team Fedora|Lyon (France)

2012/8/24 Hallvard Breien Furuseth <h.b.furuseth@usit.uio.no>:
> I wrote:
>>Francois Gnu writes:
>>> Is the mechanism of recovery mdb database working fine?
>> MDB needs no recovery.  You may lose the last commit or two, but the
>> database will be consistent if the filesystem is correct.
> Whoops - to clarify: You may lose the _last_ one or two commits, until
> they get flushed to disk.  The one in progress, and maybe the last
> successful commit.  Not just any random commit:-)
> You can set up checkpointing to limit how long the last successful
> commit can be endangered.  ...unless I read the code wrong.  The
> manpage says "checkpoint" is only needed with "dbnosync".  Hmm.
> --
> Hallvard