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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs/cifs: send SMB_COM_FLUSH in cifs_fsync
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    On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Horst Reiterer
    <horst.reiterer@gmail.com> wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > In contrast to the now-obsolete smbfs, cifs does not send SMB_COM_FLUSH
    > in response to an explicit fsync(2) to guarantee that all volatile data
    > is written to stable storage on the server side, provided the server
    > honors the request (which, to my knowledge, is true for Windows and
    > Samba with 'strict sync' enabled).
    > This patch modifies the cifs_fsync implementation to restore the

    Patch seems reasonable at first glance. Will take a look in more
    detail this weekend.



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    Thanks,

    Steve


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