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Re: sync

To: Thomas Graichen <graichen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: sync
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 10:47:10 -0600
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Thomas Graichen wrote:

> i just remember some discussion about sync not being fully clean
> implemented in the linux port of XFS - so my question: what is
> the current state of this? what exactly does now work?

You might be thinking of the O_SYNC option which is yet to
be implanted, but that should only affect applications which
expect O_SYNC behavior.

As far as the the file system sync operation there hasn't been
any problems in that area.

> does mount -o sync or -o wsync work? is XFS as it is now useable
> (aside from stability points) as an NFS server and satisfy the
> sync requirements of NFS?
> a lot of thanks in advance
> t
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Russell Cattelan

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