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

From: Matthias Andree
Date: Sat Apr 28 2007 - 04:46:09 EST

On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Oh, well.. Journalling sucks.
> 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).

Only that you need direct-overwrite support to be able to safely trash
data you no longer need...

Matthias Andree
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