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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:
>
> >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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