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ext4 and data loss

ext4 and data loss

Posted Mar 13, 2009 18:05 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: ext4 and data loss by quotemstr
Parent article: ext4 and data loss

rename must introduce a write barrier with respect to the data blocks for the file involved or we will lose.
But this is exactly the behaviour that ext4 isn't currently implementing (although it will be, by default).

Perhaps we're in vociferous agreement, I don't know.

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