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SubjectRe: Notebook disk spindown
On Sat, Sep 09, 2000 at 03:25:35PM +0200, Tim Brunne wrote:
> Thanks for this patch. But why hasn't it been included into
> the kernel earlier? Wouldn't be a combination of yours and my
> patch be the proper way? As far as I understand you switch
> off automatic buffer flushing completely, but it should be done
> every interval of time the administrator want's it. Why do
> you think that raising the upper limits of the kernel variables
> is not suitable?
>
Would it be possible to detect when the disk spins up, and do the flush then?

Regards

Rob

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