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Re: How does NetBSD handle fsync() that incurs I/O errors?
rhialto%falu.nl@localhost (Rhialto) writes:
>As far as I know, NetBSD leaves dirty buffers marked dirty in case of
>error, so that they are retried again later. Is my understanding right?
I doubt that:
/* If it's not cacheable, or an error, mark it invalid. */
if (ISSET(bp->b_cflags, BC_NOCACHE) || bp->b_error != 0)
After an error the data is thrown away.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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