Subject: Re: kern/15232: ffs_sync writes out read-only pages to disk
To: Soren S. Jorvang <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/14/2002 21:53:31
On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 08:32:14PM +0100, Soren S. Jorvang wrote:
> But the timeout could also be implemented in the kernel.. This would
> also mean that the same code would work for SCSI disks.

Yes, a generic disk power management system could be usefull.
We could
1) delay some operation when the disk is down
2) for a buffer flush before shutting the disk down

Manuel Bouyer <>