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SubjectRe: [PATCH] issue storage device flush via sync_blockdev() (was Re: Linux 2.6.29)
> This is a simple step that would cover a lot of cases...  sync(2)
> calls sync_blockdev(), and many filesystems do as well via the generic
> filesystem helper file_fsync (fs/sync.c).

file_fsync probably needs to pass down more information so you can make
this a mount option. It's going to depend on the application whether the
flush is good bad or indifferent.

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