Re: [PATCH] Freeze bdevs when freezing processes.
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Oct 25 2006 - 04:47:42 EST
On Wed 2006-10-25 18:38:30, David Chinner wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 10:10:01AM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > Hence the only way to correctly rebuild the XFS state on resume is
> > > to quiesce the filesystem on suspend and thaw it on resume so as to
> > > trigger log recovery.
> > No, during suspend/resume, memory image is saved, and no state is
> > lost. We would not even have to do sys_sync(), and suspend/resume
> > would still work properly.
> It seems to me that you ensure the filesystem is synced to disk and
> then at some point later you record the memory state of the
> filesystem, but these happen at different times. That leaves a
> window for things to get out of sync again, right?
I DO NOT HAVE TO ENSURE FILESYSTEM IS SYNCED. That sys_sync() is
Recording of memory state is atomic, and as long as noone writes to
the disk after atomic snapshot, memory image matches what is on disk.
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