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

From: Paolo Ornati
Date: Sat Apr 28 2007 - 12:57:37 EST

On Sat, 28 Apr 2007 09:30:06 -0700 (PDT)
Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> There are worse examples. Try connecting some flash disk over USB-1, and
> untar to it. Ugh.
> I'd love to have some per-device dirty limit, but it's harder than it
> should be.

this one should help:

Patch: per device dirty throttling

Paolo Ornati
Linux 2.6.21-cfs-v7-g13fe02de on x86_64
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