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SubjectRE: bdflush & page cache
Hi,

On Thu, 1 Jul 1999 11:48:18 -0600, "Peter J. Braam" <braam@cs.cmu.edu>
said:

> After I sent my message last night, I did realize that this should probably
> be done through a new inode method, since many file systems will elect NOT
> to have their pages flushed by the daemon.

All filesystems need to be able to respond to pressure from the VM to
free more memory. This has to be non-negotiable.

--Stephen

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