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SubjectRe: linux-2.4.10-pre5
On Sat, 8 Sep 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> It's only filesystems that have modified buffers without marking them
> dirty (by virtue of having pointers to buffers and delaying the dirtying
> until later) that are broken by the "try to make sure all buffers are
> up-to-date by reading them in" approach.

Think of the inode and dentry caches. I guess we need
some way to invalidate those.

IA64: a worthy successor to the i860.

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