Re: 2.5 Problem Report Status

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Oct 23 2002 - 12:34:34 EST

On Wed, 2002-10-23 at 18:03, Patrick Mochel wrote:
> Concerning the actual shutdown, I'm simply calling the ide driver's
> ->standby() method. At least in the case of ide disks, there is a call in
> the driver's ->cleanup() method to flush the cache. Should this be
> moved to ->standby()? Or, should we call ->flushcache() for all drives
> from ->shutdown()?

I'll take a look. I need to finish porting over the 2.4 shutdown/eject
locking fixes that also touch this area

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