Subject: Re: ACPI suspend support.
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/26/2005 12:10:32
On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 09:39:20AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2005, at 9:21 AM, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> >I could interpret this as running "sync" would put the system in a 
> >state where I could also suspend it, but obviously that's not the case 
> >any longer, with softdep,  and whatever else.
> Just running sync is never enough, because the other applications could 
> still be writing like gangbusters.

That wasn't the point. What if I have a stable non-busy system? sync(8)
lies currently and doesn't force all data out to the disk...