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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH 3/3] Add timeout feature



On Wed, 9 Jul 2008, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 09:13:34AM +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > On Wed, 9 Jul 2008, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > > The argument against Miklos' version is that there may be multiple
> > > commands to execute while the fs is frozen.
> > 
> > Which is what a shell is for ;)
> 
> Yeah, weĺl, with your method I ca't tell a user to:
> 
> 	# xfs_freeze -f /mntpt
> 	# xfs_db -r -c 'sb 0' -c 'p rootino' /dev/foo
> 	128
> 	# xfs_db -r -c 'ino 128' -c 'p core.format' /dev/foo
> 	core.format = 2 (extents)
> 	# xfs_db .....
> 	.....
> 	# xfs_freeze -u /mntpt
> 
> i.e. using the freeze to force all metadata to disk and
> prevent it from changing while doing interactive debugging
> of some problem.

	# run_freeze /mntpt /bin/bash
	# ...
	# ^D

It's the same, no?

Miklos


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