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Re: grub fails to properly sync xfs

From: David Everly
Subject: Re: grub fails to properly sync xfs
Date: Sun, 8 May 2005 05:16:46 -0600
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On Sun, May 08, 2005 at 04:30:51AM +0200, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> On Friday 29 April 2005 23:34, David Everly wrote:
> > Under XFS, sync() does not suffice to force data from the log/journal
> > onto the disk so that the raw device can see it.  With XFS the data is
> > only forced into the on-disk journal.  Instead, one must freeze to force
> > it to completely write it to disk, and then immediately thaw to allow
> > continued writing.
> We know it, but we have already decided not to implement filesystem-specific 
> system calls. We work around this problem in grub-install in a more generic 
> way.

What is this workaround?  It also appears not to work for me.

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