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Date:      Fri, 22 Jul 2011 16:42:54 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Michael Sierchio <kudzu@tenebras.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How to sync a file on FreeBSD? [SOLVED]
Message-ID:  <20110722164254.4d4c1093.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Fri, 22 Jul 2011 07:37:48 -0700, Michael Sierchio wrote:
> This is extremely important, esp. with Softupdates, since fsync() does
> not guarantee a flush of all buffers to the medium. 

But wouldn't sync() (see "man 2 sync") make sure that
all buffers, even in regards to soft updates, get
immediately flushed / written?



> In order to
> implement a stable queue, it would be best to use a different
> filesystem.

What type of filesystem would match those requirements?


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Polytropon
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