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Re: synchronization of XFS

To: "IKARASHI, Seiichi" <ikarashi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: synchronization of XFS
From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 22:39:02 -0800
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On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 11:52:44AM +0900, IKARASHI, Seiichi wrote:

> How do you guys synchronize a XFS partition?


of xfs_freeze depending on what you want

> I'm stacking 'cause XFS partitions seem to take longer time than
> other filesystems like ext3 or reiserfs to really write down to HDD.

it depends what your doing, but for me i never noticed a significant

> Repeating sync() does not take effect.
> Is there any specific command or operation to sync XFS?

sync() should work --- why do you think it does?

what kernel version are you using?

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