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On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

> That is still buggy. We MUST NOT invalidate the inode buffers unless
> i_nlink == 0, because otherwise a subsequent open() and fsync() will
> have forgotten what buffers are dirty, and hence will fail to
> synchronise properly with the disk.

Correction: they _will_ eventually end up on disk, but yes, fsync() may
miss them.

> Al, I agreed with your observation on bforget() needing the
> remove_inode_queue() call. Is there anywhere else we need it?

unmap_buffer(). Same story, but on the data side. I don't see anything else
right now.

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