Subject: Re: Extension of fsync_range() to permit forcing disk cache flushing
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/19/2004 17:16:26
On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> I think such a range sync would only be a win if the file in question is 
> smaller than the disk cache.

... which could easily happen if the "disk" is really a RAID controller.

--apb (Alan Barrett)