Re: [PATCH] UBI: allow atomic updates to sychronously erase old PEB

From: Artem Bityutskiy
Date: Fri Mar 30 2012 - 08:25:20 EST

On Fri, 2012-03-30 at 14:20 +0200, Joel Reardon wrote:
> Hey,
> If there's a power cut after the new version is written and the old one is
> erased, then it is my understanding that while remounting UBI will detect
> that the old version is not needed and put it on the erase queue.


> The
> higher layer that issued the call to update the block will have to do a
> blocking clear of the ubi erase queue when remounting after unsafely
> unmounting.

Yes. You can do this if the security is enabled, I think, using

I did not have time to look at your patches, but one quick comment is
that we usually call the argument which controls whether the function
has to wait for the operation to complete or not 'sync', could you
please follow this unwritten convention as well?

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy

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