Blocking the access to the device files.

Mulyadi Santosa mulyadi.santosa at
Wed Dec 29 14:00:55 EST 2010

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 01:54, mindentropy <mindentropy at> wrote:
> On Wednesday 29 Dec 2010 10:31:37 pm Greg Freemyer wrote:
>> So doing raw
>> reads of underlying device while it was mounted could cause the caches
>> to get out of sync.
>    So doing a 'dd' would cause the kernel to oops?

I believe what Greg meant was "doing write". I see no problem if it's
raw read....


Mulyadi Santosa
Freelance Linux trainer and consultant


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