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Re: [opensuse] opensuse 10.2 feature question
  • From: "Greg Freemyer" <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 13:40:38 -0500
  • Message-id: <87f94c370612011040q7f677740x8a45ee5c41fb541b@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 12/1/06, Alexey Eremenko <al4321@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 12/1/06, Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> All,
>
> I was just reading the kernel newbies page about the new features in
> 2.6.19: http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_19
>
> And saw:
> ==
> FAT: Add "-o flush" mount option for fat for removable media devices
> (USB flash-based memory devices, MP3 players). Mounting with -o flush
> tells FAT to write things to disk as quickly as possible. It is like
> -o sync, but much faster (and not as safe). Think of it like a fast
> "async" mount (commit)
> ==
>
> Does anyone know if this is in the SUSE 10.2 kernel?
>
> And if so, if the SUSE automount logic is using this flag instead of
> -o sync like 10.1 does?
>

This feature, while nice, will not go to openSUSE 10.2, because it is
feature-frozen, and release is near.

It may get included in 10.3 however.
--

Thanks, thats what I suspected, but sometimes SUSE backports new
features into older kernels, so I was hopeful.

Greg
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Greg Freemyer
The Norcross Group
Forensics for the 21st Century
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