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Re: invalidate: busy-buffer

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: invalidate: busy-buffer
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 06:17:08 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Sat, Feb 09, 2002 at 08:38:42PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> No, this is a recent "addition" to the kernel.  Basically, it happens
> when you try BLKFSLBUF on a device that has locked and/or dirty buffers
> that cannot be flushed.  On any ext2/ext3 (or probably other filesystems)
> the kernel is holding buffers busy that cannot be dropped.

Hmmm, so it looks like _flush_cache() (in libparted/linux.c) shouldn't
flush on mounted devices.  (It's probably pointless anyway)


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