Re: [ext3][kernels >= at least] KDE going comatose when FSis under heavy write load (massive starvation)

From: Miquel van Smoorenburg
Date: Fri Apr 27 2007 - 16:26:13 EST

In article <alpine.LFD.0.98.0704271246550.9964@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> you write:
>I was actually _really_ hoping that somebody would come along and tell
>everybody that this whole journal-logging is stupid, and that it's just
>better to not ever re-write blocks on disk, but instead write to new
>blocks with version numbers (and not re-use old blocks until new versions
>are stable on disk).
>There was even somebody who did something like that for a PhD thesis, I
>forget the details (and it apparently died when the thesis was presumably
>accepted ;).

If you mean tux2, it died because of patent issues:

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