[PATCH] Fix bogus fsync() error
Tue Feb 1 17:08:00 GMT 2011
On Feb 1 10:48, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 09:47:15AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Jan 31 20:44, Christian Franke wrote:
> >> If used on raw devices like /dev/sda fsync() always fails with
> >> EBADRQC (54) because FlushFileBuffers() always fails with
> >> ERROR_INVALID_FUNCTION (1).
> >> The attached patch fixes this by simply ignoring this error in the
> >> fhandler_base implementation. This should not affect any real flush
> >> errors which likely would return other error codes.
> >> An alternative approach would be to ignore the error only in a new
> >> fhandler_raw_dev/floppy::fsync(). IMO not worth the effort is this
> >> case.
> >I agree. I applied the patch.
> Shouldn't this patch be a little more robust and check that you're getting
> ERROR_INVALID_FUNCTION only for raw devices?
Filesystems should never return this error code, afaik.
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