On Fri, 11 Feb 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Feb 2000, Peter Rival wrote:
> >Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> >> You never generate I/O from tasks. It's when the buffer is too old that
> >> kupdate flushes writes to disk. At that time the process is just exited
> >> and the user just run another program that gets stalled due the write
> >> flood.
> >I believe this is technically incorrect - what about fsync() calls and files
> Yes, I was generalizing in speach-mode to bias my words (it's been
> a fast reply), and my only object was to comment on the per-task
> information that become meaningless with async write I/O (that's
> the common case).
And don't forget about read requests either :)
(which are, IIRC, the reason this thread started in the first place)
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