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SubjectRe: [PATCH] krflushd

> > I think that bdflush is much smarter than that: your patch makes
> > kernel sync once every 30 seconds. bdflush is normally more
> > intelligent: it writes smaller ammounts of data more often in order of
> > not generating peaks of heavy disk i/o.
> Then, as long as bdflush is doing its smart job, there's no reason to
> expect high i/o peaks.. I've been running the patch in two different
> environments without any problems, so I'm happy with it.

Hugh, I thought your original goal was to kill bdflush?

Anyway, even if bdflush does it job, it looks like

Time: 0 10 20 30 40 50 seconds
Write of 10M into buffers

In case of bdflush, something like
Wr. 2M Wr.2M Wr.2M Wr.2M Wr.2M onto disk
should happen.

In case of bdflush , something like
Wr. 2M Wr.8M may happen in case of your sync awakening
at t=20.

The best software in life is free (not shareware)! Pavel
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