submit_bio() flush to disk immediately

Prashant Shah pshah.mumbai at
Tue Aug 6 07:07:36 EDT 2013


On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 4:33 PM, Rajat Sharma <fs.rajat at> wrote:

> so has penalty on all files and hence applications. Are you okay with
> it? You need it just for one file. purge cache of just one file from
> your module. Also there could be open file mappings, you might have to
> wait for them to close first.

Its ok, the writes happens early on before the shell is started so
there are no applications using the file.

I stumbled upon invalidate_inode_pages() - testing it right now.


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