Re: [PATCH v3] laptop-mode: Make flushes per-device
From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Sat Apr 03 2010 - 13:10:33 EST
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 01:21:35PM -0500, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> One of the features of laptop-mode is that it forces a writeout of dirty
> pages if something else triggers a physical read or write from a device.
> The current implementation flushes pages on all devices, rather than only
> the one that triggered the flush. This patch alters the behaviour so that
> only the recently accessed block device is flushed, preventing other
> disks being spun up for no terribly good reason.
Can you remember if there were any more issues with this, or can this
version be merged now?
Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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