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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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