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Re: Faster shutdown and the ubuntu "multiuser" update-rc.d extention

On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 09:47:20PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 00:29 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Some packages actually do need to shut down cleanly; in the case of a
> > database, for example, such a change could cause data loss.
> Surely no more than a hard power failure(*), which databases (even such
> lightweight ones as sqlite) are designed to handle.

Databases guarantee consistency in case of a power failure, they cannot
prevent data loss.

Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
      Guus Sliepen <guus@debian.org>

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