Subject: Re: Extension of fsync_range() to permit forcing disk cache flushing
To: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/20/2004 09:56:03
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On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 05:16:26PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > I think such a range sync would only be a win if the file in question i=
> > smaller than the disk cache.
> ... which could easily happen if the "disk" is really a RAID controller.
True. And I do not object to someone writing code to handle this. I=20
however do not have the time to right now, and I'd rather we start in the=
right direction than to get no where because we don't have the 100%=20
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