Re: Strange write starvation on 2.6.17 (and other) kernels

From: Grzegorz Kulewski
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 08:38:25 EST

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:
Which filesystem?

If ext3 in ordered-data mode: any fsync() will sync the whole filesystem
(it has to).

Could you explain some more why it has to?... Is this caused by design of ext3 or any filesystem in ordered-data mode has to do it?


Grzegorz Kulewski

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