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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/23] per device dirty throttling -v8
On Sun, Aug 05, 2007 at 09:41:12PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 05, 2007 at 02:26:53AM +0200, 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.
> Which is the policy I implemented for XFS a while ago.

How would that work? I didn't think XFS had separate inode lists.

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