Subject: Re: optimistic dd bandwidth calculation
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/18/2002 09:59:55
On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 06:54:42PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

 > What's the idea behind this? Why force the machine to write out
 > everything, bypassing buffer cache and whatnot?

Not "bypassing buffer cache", just making sure that all the delayed
writes have in fact completed.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>