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SubjectRe: RFC on io-stalls patch
On Wed, Jul 16 2003, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 02:46:56PM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > Well it's a combined problem. Threshold too high on dirty memory,
> > someone doing a read well get stuck flushing out as well.
>
> a pure read not. the write throttling should be per-process, then there
> will be little risk.

A read from user space, dirtying data along the way.

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Jens Axboe

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