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    SubjectRe: XFS: how to NOT null files on fsck?
    Chris Wedgwood wrote:
    > On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 05:56:11PM +0000, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >
    >
    >>No it won't, since if you're using file descriptors there *is* no C
    >>library buffer. fclose() will, though, and then call close().
    >
    >
    > Data sits in the page-cache though, and if you loose power before
    > that's flushed you will loose data. This is why fsync is needed to be
    > sure.
    >

    Correct.

    -hpa
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