Can't mount partitions with soft-updates enabled with asyncoption

Matthias Buelow mkb at
Sat Jun 18 23:36:02 GMT 2005

"Darren Pilgrim" <dmp at> writes:

>No.  With softupdates, file writes are asynchronous, but writes to
>filesystem structures (metadata) are synchronous to prevent filesystem
>corruption if the machine crashes.  The async mount option writes both

That's wrong.


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