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Re: [opensuse] Reliable way to backup hard drive before clean install
On 2016-10-18 05:33, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
18.10.2016 00:21, Carlos E. R. пишет:
On 2016-10-17 17:50, Greg Freemyer wrote:
On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 10:42 AM, Carlos E. R. <> wrote:


To my knowledge all file level locking is voluntary. ie. user space
apps have to intentionally respect other programs locking a file.

No, there are also kernel locks.

Advisory locks are also kernel locks.

I read something about mandatory
locking, but I don't know how good it is.


File needs to be explicitly marked for allowing mandatory locking so it
won't work in general case. See
https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/filesystems/mandatory-locking.txt.

Oh.

Pity.

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" at Telcontar)

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