On Mon, Apr 09, 2018 at 09:31:56AM +0800, Craig Ringer wrote: > You could make the argument that it's OK to forget if the entire file > system goes away. But actually, why is that ok?
I was going to say that it'd be okay to clear error flag on umount, since any opened files would prevent unmounting; but, then I realized we need to consider the case of close()ing all FDs then opening them later..in another process. I was going to say that's fine for postgres, since it chdir()s into its basedir, but actually not fine for nondefault tablespaces.. On Mon, Apr 09, 2018 at 02:54:16PM +0200, Anthony Iliopoulos wrote: > notification descriptor open, where the kernel would inject events > related to writeback failures of files under watch (potentially > enriched to contain info regarding the exact failed pages and > the file offset they map to). For postgres that'd require backend processes to open() an file such that, following its close(), any writeback errors are "signalled" to the checkpointer process... Justin