On Tue, 26 February 2008 17:29:13 +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote: > > You're right. Though, doesn't normal page writeback enqueue the COW > metadata changes? If not, how do they get written in a timely > fashion?
It does. But this is not sufficient to guarantee that the pages in question have been safely committed to the device by the time sync_file_range() has returned. Jörn -- Joern's library part 5: http://www.faqs.org/faqs/compression-faq/part2/section-9.html - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-fsdevel" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html