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Date:	Mon, 3 Nov 2008 16:48:33 -0500
From:	Theodore Tso <>
To:	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext3: wait on all pending commits in ext3_sync_fs

On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 01:27:35PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Oh, this is sync_fs.  How meaningful would it be to return an error
> from sys_umount()?  Would there be any point in leaving the errored fs
> mounted?  Dunno.
> But if we're going to drop this error on the floor, we should do
> that at a higher level, not on a per-fs basis ;)

At the very least we should log it at the VFS layer, IMHO.

       	    	     	    	      	  - Ted
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