Question about bdflush.

Andi Gutmans (
Sat, 14 Jun 1997 22:28:05 +0300 (IDT)


I am running Linux on a Sparcstation 1. bdflush (actually update) takes a
LOT of cpu time even when the computer is completely idle. If noone is on
the system for hours the load is like 0.5.
If I just stopusing these two daemons, will I have any problems? is it ok
to do this?

Oh and a bug report. I'm using redhat-4.2 and in top all the % added
together are > 100% (and it's a single cpu)



Andi Gutmans - Computer Science, Israel Institute of Technology
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