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    SubjectRe: The reason to call it 3.0 is the desktop (was Re: [OT] 2.6 not 3.0 - (NUMA))
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    On Saturday 12 October 2002 06:03 am, Hans Reiser wrote:
    > Rob Landley wrote:
    > >I'm also looking for an "unmount --force" option that works on something
    > >other than NFS. Close all active filehandles (the programs using it can
    > > just deal with EBADF or whatever), flush the buffers to disk, and
    > > unmount. None of this "oh I can't do that, you have a zombie process
    > > with an open file...", I want "guillotine this filesystem pronto,
    > > capice?" behavior.
    >
    > This sounds useful. It would be nice if umount prompted you rather than
    > refusing.

    The problem here is that umount(2) doesn't take a flag. I'd be happy to have
    it fail unless called with the WITH_EXTREME_PREJUDICE flag or some such, but
    that's an API change.

    Of course I haven't gotten that far yet, but eventually this will have to be
    dealt with...

    Rob
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