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SubjectRe: [ext3][kernels >= 2.6.20.7 at least] KDE going comatose when FS is under heavy write load (massive starvation)
On 4/28/07, Mikulas Patocka <mikulas@artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz> wrote:
> I most wonder, why vim fsyncs its swapfile regularly (blocking typing
> during that) and doesn't fsync the resulting file on :w :-/

Never seen this. Why would fsync block typing unless vim was doing
disk IO for every keystroke?

Lee
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