Re: Linux 2.1.103 very lazy on flushing dirty buffers.

Aaron J. Grier (
Wed, 27 May 1998 11:33:13 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 27 May 1998, David S. Miller wrote:

> This should never happen if update/bdflush is running in userspace,
> which guarentees a dirty buffer flush ever minute or so.

Perhaps a trivial question, but does this mean that update should run at a
higher priority than normal user processes? Should update be guaranteed
never to be starved?

Aaron J. Grier | "We have no intention of shipping another bloated | operating system and forcing that down the throats of
0x0663D1A9 | our Windows customers." -- Paul Maritz, Microsoft GVP

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