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    SubjectRe: unlink aggressively robs resources
    Rik van Riel <> writes:

    > On Tue, 16 Jun 1998, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > > On Fri, 5 Jun 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:
    > >
    > > >I've noticed this with 2.1.84, .86, and .103 kernels. When you unlink
    > > >large files on an ext2 disk, the machine becomes extremely choppy. Not
    > >
    > > You could try to killall -9 update (note that doing that if your machine
    > > will crash you will lost ton of cached data).
    > No you won't. Kflushd will push the data to disk, but in a
    > more controlled fashion than update(8) did...
    > I've been running without update or bdflush for a _long_
    > time now, and no problems, ever.

    What do you mean by "more controlled"? Do you suggest that it is
    actually better to run without update?

    Regards, Anders <URL:>

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