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

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