Re: Q: NTFS?

Alan Cox (
Sat, 23 Nov 1996 13:19:46 +0000 (GMT)

> I doubt we'd want to get the Linux VFS layer involved. It sounds like
> it could be done entirely within the NTFS layer. If you run out of
> space, presumably what you'll need to do is to store transactions in
> memory during the rollback, clearing, and reissue process. And if the
> system crashes during this operation, it's hasta luego to all of the
> data hadn't been fully committed to the log.....

I don't think we need to break any logging requiremnts. The write() and
related syscalls can start


so that the syscall for write() wont return until the log has been
emptied enough to commit this syscall