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    SubjectRe: unlink aggressively robs resources
    On Wed, 17 Jun 1998, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > On Wed, 17 Jun 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:
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    > >No you won't. Kflushd will push the data to disk, but in a
    > >more controlled fashion than update(8) did...
    >
    > Sure it put data to disk too (supposing that we have finite memory ;-),
    > but try to shutdown your computer and feedback the output of fsck if
    > update is not running.

    It also flushes the data on refill_freelist(), which is
    called when the system needs new, clean buffers.

    Rik.
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