Re: ext3fs: umount+sync not enough to guarantee metadata-on-disk

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Jun 12 2007 - 10:41:41 EST


> >Did this succeed? If the application is still
> >truncating that file, the
> >umount should have failed.
> Actually, what I expect to happen is for the remount,ro
> to block until the file deletion completes. But it
> doesn't.
> Once a f/s is read-only, there should be NO writing to
> it. Right?

Linux happily writes to filesystems mounted read-only. It will replay
journal on them.

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