UBIFS recovery truncates file to zero size
dedekind at infradead.org
Thu Mar 12 07:08:42 EDT 2009
On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 17:49 +0900, Iram Shahzad wrote:
> >> For the write back enabled case, I was expecting the
> >> following behaviour:
> >> power went down before the file is sync-ed, so
> >> on the next booting the file will be in its old state,
> >> that is it will contain the contents which it had before
> >> this write.
> >> But instead of being in the old state, it becomes empty file.
> >> Is this really expected(correct) behaviour?
> > No. How were you updating the file?
> The file is updated by a Java application in the following way.
> FileOutputStream str = new FileOutputStream(aFilename);
> // some write here
Please, check whether str.flush()/str.close() cause fsync()/sync().
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)
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