Subject: Re: letting userland issue FUA writes
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/17/2006 14:52:57
On Mar 17, 2006, at 2:43 PM, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> If you want to experiment with such a thing, go for it. If we are
> up a new interface, though, I am only interested in basically a
> and a pwritev() calls (with different names!!) that also takes a flags
> value, and the flags value can include a flag to trigger FUA.
My suggestion would be preadx() / pwritex(). FUA is applicable for
reads, too. They would be exactly like preadv() / pwritev(), but
also have the flags parameter.