Subject: Re: uvm & flushing
To: None <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/06/1999 17:56:16
On Mon, 6 Dec 1999, Bill Studenmund wrote:

> As part of the data migration work I'm doing, I've run into a few uvm
> problems.
> The problem is keeping uvm in sync with our archiving (backing up to
> tape). When we begin archiving a file, we want to make sure that we flush
> all dirty buffers out to disk. I think I know how to do this (sample code 
> below). 

One thing I wasn't unclear about - the problem is flushing uvm pages, not
buffers in the buffer cache.

Take care,