Dirty pages, faster writing and fsync
Posted Apr 7, 2014 11:13 UTC (Mon) by etienne (guest, #25256)
Posted Apr 7, 2014 19:01 UTC (Mon) by dlang (subscriber, #313)
But the fact is that every filesystem except ext3 is able to do a fsync without syncing all pending data on the filesystem, and this has been acknowledged as a significant problem by the ext developers. They made sure that ext4 did not suffer the same problem.
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