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Re: [PATCH 09/10] xfs: xfs_fs_write_inode() can fail to write inodes syn

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 09/10] xfs: xfs_fs_write_inode() can fail to write inodes synchronously V2
From: bpm@xxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 12:07:06 -0600
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20100203112753.GA19996@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <1265153104-29680-1-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <1265153104-29680-10-git-send-email-david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20100203112753.GA19996@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Hey Christoph,

On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 06:27:53AM -0500, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> That leaves open the NFSD case thought.  I'd prefer to have that fixed
> if possibly.  Ben, any chance you could send your patch to use fsync
> to the nfs list ASAP?

I'll make some time to work on it.

> I think we'd be even better off to just force
> -o wsync and disable ->write_inode entirely for NFS, any chance you
> could test such a patch on your setup?

Sure.  IIRC, previous tests were w/ -o wsync and write_inode switched to
fsync passing 1 for fdatasync.  I'll try this too.

-Ben

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