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    SubjectRe: [Question] Does the kernel ignore errors writng to disk?
    >O_SYNC doesn't work completely on several file systems and only on the
    >latest kernels with some of the common ones.

    Hmmm. You didn't mention such a restriction when you suggested fsync()
    before. Does fsync() work completely on these kernels where O_SYNC
    doesn't? Considering that a simple implementation of O_SYNC just does the
    equivalent of an fsync() inside every write(), that would be hard to

    Bryan Henderson IBM Almaden Research Center
    San Jose CA Filesystems

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