Re: [PATCH 1/2] miss-sync changes on attributes (Re: [PATCH 2/2][FAT] miss-sync issues on sync mount (miss-sync on utime))

From: OGAWA Hirofumi
Date: Wed Oct 12 2005 - 00:03:31 EST

Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> However there's not much point in writing a brand-new function when
> write_inode_now() almost does the right thing. We can share the
> implementation within fs-writeback.c.

Indeed. We use the generic_osync_inode() for it?

> Isn't write_inode_now() buggy? If !mapping_cap_writeback_dirty() we
> should still write the inode itself?

Indeed. It seems we should write the dirty inode to backing device's buffers.
sync_sb_inodes() too? If so, really buggy.. I'll check it.
OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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