Re: O_NONBLOCK with Ext2/3

From: Robert Hancock
Date: Thu Jun 10 2010 - 20:50:32 EST

On 06/10/2010 06:44 AM, Yedire, Sandeep wrote:
Hi All,
What is the effect on filesystem blocks,data blocks if O_NONBLOCK
flag is used with a test application doing write to a file(64MB) on
NAND Flash.
Can any one please let me know

O_NONBLOCK doesn't do anything on regular files, as far as I'm aware. It's only useful on sockets, serial ports/TTYs, etc.
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