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SubjectRe: Deletion of big files...


On Tue, 18 May 1999, Alex Buell wrote:

> Why not just queue them onto a kernel thread (i.e krmd) and let it delete
> the files when the system is idle?
>
> When a user deletes the files, they do disappear, they just get reassigned
> to krmd and that's it as far as the user is concerned. krmd wakes up at a
> suitable free moment and deletes the queued stuff (maybe we can use the
> timeslice interval to delete n amount of stuff and the go back to sleep,
> wake up again delete another n amount).

As somone who is chrinically short of hd space I'm begging you not to.

Gerhard

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As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.


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