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    SubjectRe: Ext4 and the "30 second window of death"
    On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Matthew Garrett <> wrote:
    > I've got absolutely no idea why anyone would want fsync() to stop
    > meaning "Put my data on the disk please".

    Some guy named Andrew used to run a kernel with 'return 0' at the top
    of fsync and fdatasync:

    It's that the latency penalty of apps using *sync() on common hardware
    sucks. That's all, and finding a way to fix that would make this
    entire thread go away, I think.

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