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SubjectUPDATE/BDFLUSH was Re: Ideas for v2.1
On Tue, 11 Jun 1996, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Re-write 'update' (or eliminate it alltogether) so that it can be APM
> > aware for laptops. (I realize that this is ix86 specific).
> Update no longer exists. The kernel generates the bdflush threads for you.

So I can take it out of my inittab? I've tried killing it and the machine
seems to work ok. But then again, I've always re-started it before I did
anything big (such as compiling the kernel).


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