Subject: Re: ACPI suspend support.
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/26/2005 12:02:20
In message <>, Jason Thorpe 
>On Jan 26, 2005, at 12:10 AM, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
>> How do you sync a disk these days?  I have noticed that when using
>> softdeps there can be a LOT of disk activity left after the sync
>> when shutting down.  I'd like a way to force everything out to disk,
>> but I don't know how anymore.
>Go through the same motions as downgrading to read-only mount.

I don't follow -- is there a command that does this, short of
'mount -u -r /filesys'?  Is there a system call such a command could 

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,