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SubjectRe: [RFC] changes to buffer.c (was Test12 ll_rw_block error)

On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Chris Mason wrote:

>
> Here's the latest version of the patch, against 2.4.0. The
> biggest open issues are what to do with bdflush, since
> page_launder could do everything bdflush does.

I think we want to remove flush_dirty_buffers() from bdflush.

While we are trying to be smart and do write clustering at the ->writepage
operation, flush_dirty_buffers() is "dumb" and will interfere with the
write clustering.



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