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Re: how to flush an XFS filesystem

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Subject: Re: how to flush an XFS filesystem
From: martin f krafft <madduck@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 10:28:07 +0300
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also sprach Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx> [2005.07.11.0448 +0300]:
> Ah, OK thats more interesting then - can you describe the way in
> which the Grub menu file is changed?  e.g. ... is a new inode
> created or is an existing one overwritten?  is it written via
> write(2) or mmap?  Is it using buffered or direct IO?  etc.

I am using sed to edit inplace and from what I know about sed, it
actually creates a new inode.

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