Re: Stale super_blocks in 2.2

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 17:38:42 EST

> That can be a problem for fiber channel devices. I saw some issues with
> invalidate_buffers and page caching discussed in 2.4 space. Any reasons
> come to mind why I shouldn't call invalidate on the the way down instead
> (or in addition)?

The I/O completed a few seconds later anyway when bdflush got around to
writing the data back out. I dont plan to change 2.2. 2.4 doesnt do that
optimisation which is annoying in a few cases and a lot less suprising in

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