Re: vmscan.c heuristic adjustment for smaller systems

From: Trond Myklebust
Date: Sat Apr 17 2004 - 19:12:38 EST

On Sat, 2004-04-17 at 16:51, Andrew Morton wrote:

> What happens if you do the big file copy, then run `sync', then do the ls?

You shouldn't ever need to do "sync" with NFS unless you are using
mmap(). close() will suffice to flush out all dirty pages in the case of
ordinary file writes.

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