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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/23] per device dirty throttling -v8
Andi Kleen wrote:
> I always thought the right solution would be to just sync atime only
> very very lazily. This means if a inode is only dirty because of an
> atime update put it on a "only write out when there is nothing to do
> or the memory is really needed" list.
Seems like a good idea. atimes will then be written only by
memory pressure - or umount. The atimes could be wrong after
a crash, but loosing atimes only is not something
I'd worry about.

Helge Hafting
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