Re: 2.1.65: sync (ext2) broken - not for me

Russell Coker - mailing lists account (
Thu, 20 Nov 97 08:07:28 +1000

>Just installed 2.1.65...
>Everything works fine, until some program issues a sync() command, which
>causes the program to hang forever, I can't even kill (or kill -9) it from
>a different tty.
>It happens even with the following code:
> main()
> {
> sync();
> }

Sync works fine for me on 2.1.65.

rjc@snoopy:/usr/src$uname -a
Linux snoopy 2.1.65 #2 Tue Nov 18 21:33:05 EST 1997 i486 unknown

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