Re: [PATCH RFC] __bd_forget should wait for inodes using themapping
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Jun 18 2004 - 16:33:31 EST
Chris Mason <mason@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [ skip writing block-special inodes ]
> Hmmm, any risk in missing data integrity syncs because of this?
Need to think about that. sys_fsync(), sys_fdatasync() and sys_msync() go
direct to file->f_mapping and sys_sync() will sync the blockdev via its
kernel-internal inode. What does that leave?
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