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SubjectRe: [RFC] changes to buffer.c (was Test12 ll_rw_block error)
On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > Also, you do not want the writer to block on writing out buffers
> > if bdflush could write them out asynchronously while the dirty
> > buffer producer can work on in the background.
> flush_dirty_buffers() do not wait on the buffers written to get clean.

This sounds more like a bug we should fix then a reason
not to use flush_dirty_buffers()


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