Problems unmounting/fssyncking extern UFS filesystem

Vivek Khera vivek at
Tue Nov 28 12:13:39 PST 2006

On Nov 28, 2006, at 2:36 PM, Chuck Swiger wrote:

> The other choice would be to make sync [or the sync(2) system call,  
> more precisely] blocking, so that it does not return until the  
> buffer cache has been flushed and all dirty pages in VM have been  
> written to disk.

I would love a flag to sync(1) that would also make it wait until all  
softupdate pending actions are complete as well and force them to  
happen immediately.

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