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Date:   Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:26:20 -0700
From:   "Darrick J. Wong" <>
To:     Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:     Colin Walters <>,
        xfs <>,
        linux-fsdevel <>,
        linux-ext4 <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vfs: freeze filesystems just prior to reboot

On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 03:02:30AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 08:45:28AM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> > FSCHECKPOINT?  Since that's your requirement anyway...
> > 
> > "Ensures that all filesystem metadata (which may be in a journal
> > somewhere) has been checkpointed back to disk." ?
> What about a file system that is entirely log structured and just
> garbage collects some times?

"Ensure that <insert insufficient engineering insult here> external fs
drivers can find files on disk." :P


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