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Re: kern/30525: remounting ffs read-only (mount -ur) does not sync metadata
The following reply was made to PR kern/30525; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/30525: remounting ffs read-only (mount -ur) does not sync
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2010 09:06:54 +0000
On Mon, Dec 06, 2010 at 10:45:02AM +0000, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> Does this bug impact filesystems mounted with option "sync"? If not, could
> remounting read-only be allowed again for synchronous mounts?
> (this is what I use on my Soekris router with root filesystem on a CF disk.)
That's a good question... but given that part of the problem is that
some of the metadata doesn't get synced because it isn't kept in the
buffer cache, I wouldn't really be inclined to trust it.
David A. Holland
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