Re: [PATCH] SMP race in ext2 - metadata corruption.

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 08:23:57 EST

On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:

> Actually this is done quite often, even on mounted fs's:
> hdparm -t /dev/hda

You would need either hdparm -t /dev/hda<something> or mounting the
whole /dev/hda.

Buffer cache for the disk is unrelated to buffer cache for parititions.

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