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From: Michael Lyle <>
To: Clemens Eisserer <>
Subject: Re: Enabling discard rendered caching device unuseable
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2017 10:17:53 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


I'm sorry for this experience; I've added discard to my list of things
to review.

I suggest avoiding discard for bcache; since the cache device grows
until it is nearly full and is kept in that state, there is little
benefit from it.


On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 2:04 AM, Clemens Eisserer <> wrote:
> Hi,
> After using bcache for 9 months without any issues, I discovered the
> "discard" flag for the caching device.
> Running 4.13.5 I gave it a try, however after reboot the caching
> device failed to register with:
> At reboot bcache failed with:
> prio_read() bad csum reading priorities
> prio_read() bad magic reading priorities
> The SSD used as caching device was a OCZ-OCTANE with the latest
> firmware, which worked (and works) flawlessly for years and has no
> SMART issues.
> Best regards, Clemens
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  reply	other threads:[~2017-11-07 18:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-11-06 10:04 Clemens Eisserer
2017-11-07 18:17 ` Michael Lyle [this message]
2018-01-15  9:31   ` Clemens Eisserer

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