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ext4 and data loss

ext4 and data loss

Posted Mar 14, 2009 12:53 UTC (Sat) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: ext4 and data loss by bojan
Parent article: ext4 and data loss

Sure. Fixing fsync() being sync() on ext3 is easy, as long as you don't
mind someone else's data showing up in your partially-synced files after
reboot. Oh, wait, that's a security hole.

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ext4 and data loss

Posted Mar 15, 2009 6:03 UTC (Sun) by bojan (subscriber, #14302) [Link]

Actually, in ordered mode it should be made a no-op by default. The fact that it locks the machine up is a major regression.

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