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    SubjectRe: True fsync() in Linux (on IDE)
    Chris Mason wrote:

    >>- It depends on type of write (if it changes mata data or not)
    >>- Finally it depends on file system and even journal mount options
    >All of the above is correct.
    Doesn't the above statement contradict the following?:

    >In 2.6 does fsync always insert a write barrier when the metadata
    >> journaling option is set for reiserfs?

    Yes, fsync is done in the 2.6 patches.

    and I was imprecise, I should have asked, does fsync flush the disk
    cache regardless of what mount options are set or data/metadata touched
    in the 2.6 patches?


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