Re: 2.1.65 slowdown?

Pavel Machek (
Thu, 20 Nov 1997 10:38:59 +0100


> That might help, yes. Note that sysvinit-2.72 (the latest) already does away
> with the sync() in the main loop.

This is bad, bad, *BAD* idea. Some of 'minor' kernel crashes result in
situation when everything is quite ok, except that one of fs is
dead. If you try to sync in this situation, you are dead ('D' state
;-). Bad idea to do sync somewhere where it is not really required.


I'm really 	   Pavel
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