[Gllug] bdflush

Walid Shaari ws at melinux.com
Mon Apr 29 09:27:21 UTC 2002

On Mon, 2002-04-29 at 09:13, Jonathan Dye wrote:
> > From: SteveC [mailto:steve at fractalus.com]
> > Subject: [Gllug] bdflush
> > 
> > the battery-powered mini howto notes I should slow down 
> > bdflush [DebianPPC 
> > 3.0] but I can't find it. locate just gives me a 2 manpage... Help?
> It's a kernel process and the time between flushes can be adjusted by
> changing some value in /proc (one of the ones in /proc/sys/vm/bdflush
> perhaps?).  When I started this email I thought I could remember which one
> it was :-(  It's in a book at home so if noone answers correctly before
> tonight I'll dig it out and check.

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