[CentOS] Cnetos 5.4 ext3 question...

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 03:58:34 UTC 2009


On Dec 28, 2009, at 1:41 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Did linux ever get a working fsync() or does it still flush the entire
> filesystem buffer?

Working, meaning reliable, or the ability to sync a memory range  
instead of the whole file system? There is sync_page_range() to only  
sync only a range, but I think the biggest issue is whether it  
actually assures it makes it to disk or just out of memory.

-Ross



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