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Re: "Jane!!! Stop this crazy thing!!!"



On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 17:51 -0700, Filippos Klironomos wrote:
> The commit interval to sync the buffers is 5sec if I am not mistaken.
> So every five seconds the kernel empties the buffers and writes their
> data on disk.

But wouldn't that only do something if there was something in the
buffers?  If there was nothing else writing or reading to drive, surely
that task would do nothing every few seconds?  (If programmed well.)

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