[openbeos] Re: sync daemon?

> On 1/17/07, Bruno G. Albuquerque <bga@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Even with that, still sounds like a hack (although a smaller hack 
> > than
> > doing that with a useland daemon). :)
> 
> Seems that the BSD people used to like this hack :)
> 
> http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200004/answerman.html#q2
> 
> Actually, it seems that several file systems on Linux provide a 
> syncer
> thread; I believe XFS in particular does that. Given BFS heritage on
> XFS' ideas...
> 

ext3 also has that.
You have to change the default timeout with a kernel arg to avoid 
spinning up every 2 minutes on a laptop...

François.

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