Subject: Re: ACPI suspend support.
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/26/2005 13:47:01
On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 12:10:32PM -0600, James Chacon wrote:
> 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...
It always lied, thus "sync, sync, halt".
Thor Lancelot Simon email@example.com
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