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Re: HD spindown and fs cache writeback

On Mon, May 22, 2000 at 09:06:36AM -0700, Heather wrote:
> So:  how does one confirm that one suffers this problem, and does APM support
> need a kick in the pants to help stop it, or what?

Yes. And it should be easiest to solve at the kernel level. Maybe even
some /proc setting to adjust the disk flush timeout? That would
do the trick, and you could have syslog to disk anyway.
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