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ext4 and data consistency

ext4 and data consistency

Posted May 14, 2010 12:32 UTC (Fri) by ricwheeler (subscriber, #4980)
In reply to: ext4 and data consistency by mjg59
Parent article: The Next3 filesystem

You need to be careful not to confuse the rename issue specifically with the need to use fsync() properly to make sure that data is on disk.

Applications still have to understand when to use fsync() properly to move data from the page cache out to persistent storage (on disk, ssd, etc).

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