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SubjectRe: [PATCH] deprecate use of bdflush()
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On Tue, 2002-12-03 at 09:24, Bill Davidsen wrote:

> My take on this is that it's premature. This would be fine in the 2.6.0-rc
> series, but the truth is that the majority of 2.5 users boot 2.5 for
> testing but run 2.4 for normal use. They aren't going to get rid of
> bdflush and this just craps up the logs. At least with the occurrence
> limit it will only happen a few times. I would like to see it once only,
> myself, as a reminder rather than a nag.

2.4 does not need bdflush, either.

Bdflush the user-space daemon went away a long time ago, ~1995.

Besides, you only see the message once for each daemon that is loaded.
So regardless of the rate limiting you probably only see it once on
boot.

Robert Love

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