about ubifs

Artem Bityutskiy dedekind at infradead.org
Fri Jun 5 12:26:14 EDT 2009


On Fri, 2009-06-05 at 20:13 +0800, tommy wrote:
> Artem,
> What i do is just open an existing file in a UBIFS formated UBI volume
> on a Nand Flash,
> add a few lines to it ,close the file ,then without unmounting the
> filesystem and reboot the filesystem.

> When my board reboots and i looked at that file ,it's zero length and
> has no contents.I suspect it's because
> UBIFS does less frequent syncs .it just lost content of the file because
> there's no sync before the reboot!
> How can i solve this ?

I've realized that the best way to answer your question is to
write a FAQ entry. There is a short answer for your question -
use fsync(). And there is a long answer, which you will find here:

and the above link also refers this one:
which I've also created for you.


Best regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)

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