Re: Syncing single filesystem (slow USB writing)

From: Andrey Borzenkov
Date: Fri Jul 29 2005 - 05:31:10 EST

On Friday 29 July 2005 07:50, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > One idea how to improve situation - continue to mount with dsync (having
> > basically old case) and do frequent sync of filesystem (this culd be
> > started as HAL callout or whatever). Unfortunately, I could not find a
> > way to request a sync (flush) of single mount point or block device. Have
> > I missed something?
> It's trivial to do in-kernel but no, I'm afraid there isn't a userspace
> interface for this.

apparently one should not ask such a question at 7 am. Any reason why
BLKFLSBUF does not suite?

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