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SubjectRe: First draft list of 2.3.x "Things to fix"

On Fri, 7 Jan 2000 01:44:04 -0500, said:

> My understanding is that reseirfs suffers from the same VM issues as
> ext3; both currently don't coexist well with soft-RAID (i.e. /dev/md),
> because of different assumptions about how the buffer cache works, and
> what devices like the MD devices are allowed to do.

There are other problems as well: on smaller machines, we don't have any
way for the "pinned" buffers associated with transactions to be flushed
early in response to memory pressure, for example.

There are a few such VM issues which have to be addressed before we can
get rock-solid journaling in the kernel.


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