[haiku-development] Re: No unmount during shutdown?

  • From: Stefano Ceccherini <stefano.ceccherini@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 17:10:54 +0200

2010/8/17 Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Le 17 août 2010 à 16:25, Janito Ferreira Filho a écrit :
>> > Well, currently my unmount code does some cleaning up (clearing the
>> > journal for example). Should I move the code to sync? Thank you,
> Depends on what you do; after "sync", the volume should be in a clean
> state, ie. no data loss if you immediately remove the drive.
>> Certainly no, sync is not the same as unmount.
>> I'd say it's a bug if we do not unmount.
> While we could force unmount, we cannot do a generic unmount of
> everything, since we let several services running that don't need to be
> stopped (for example those that still let you move the mouse, and allow
> you to push the "restart" button if shutting down failed for whatever
> reason).
> Bye,
>   Axel.

What about remounting read-only, like it's done in linux (and others, I guess) ?

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