[cgl_discussion] Re: OSDL CGL-WG draft specs available for review

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.kernel.2003 at gmx.net
Thu Apr 24 02:39:29 PDT 2003


[CC:ed Mark Huth and Tigran Aivazian]

Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>    4.10 Force unmount (2) 2 Experimental Availability Core
>    4.10 Description: 
> 
>    CGL shall support forced unmounting of a filesystem.
>      * The  unmount should work even if there are open files or processes
>        in the file system.
>      * Pending  requests  should  be  ended with an error return when the
>        file system is unmounted.
> 
> 
> This is very hard to get right.  What the expermintel implementation
> you're referring to?

IIRC, Mark Huth from MontaVista and Tigran Aivazian from Veritas both
developed such an implementation independently of each other.
Maybe they can offer some insight.

Regards,
Carl-Daniel




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