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SubjectRe: PATCH: rewritten bdflush

On 13-May-99 Pavel Machek wrote:
> Ok, but it gives sense not to spin up even if there are few dirty
> buffers. (Remember that nearly anything touches atimes of files which
> means dirty buffers!)

I mount everything on my laptop noatime, which solves that problem. I
generally find that my laptop will happily spin down the disks for long periods
of time while I do non-disk-IO things, without having to hack update.

J

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