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SubjectRe: Do I still need `update'?
On Fri, 7 Jun 1996, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> I have a simple question:
> Now that the kernel has `kflushd' built in, do I still need to run the
> `update' program from the `bdflush-1.5' package? I'm totally in the
> dark on the purpose of `update' with the 1.3 kernels.
> Ta,
> -- Jamie

In a word yes. There are two parts to the bdflush process, a kernel fork
(that is now throttled for compatability sake, and has been replaced by
kflushd), and a user fork that is still needed.
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