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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/23] per device dirty throttling -v8
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    > I always thought the right solution would be to just sync atime only
    > very very lazily. This means if a inode is only dirty because of an
    > atime update put it on a "only write out when there is nothing to do
    > or the memory is really needed" list.
    Seems like a good idea. atimes will then be written only by
    memory pressure - or umount. The atimes could be wrong after
    a crash, but loosing atimes only is not something
    I'd worry about.

    Helge Hafting
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