A nasty file corruption bug - fixed
Posted Jan 2, 2007 21:29 UTC (Tue) by flewellyn
Parent article: A nasty file corruption bug - fixed
I might be naive in asking this, but why are buffer-heads still used at all? Obviously, filesystems were meant to transition away from using them for flushing, so what are they still used for?
Also, I might again be naive in asking, but why not patch all filesystems to not use them for flushing, if doing so is incorrect?
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