does linux have a default sync() period?
On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 04:02:20PM -0400, Christopher Friedt wrote:
> Does anyone know incidentally whether or not the linux kernel sync()s
> periodically or if there is some default buffer time in place for disk
Check out laptop mode /usr/src/linux/Documentation/laptop-mode.txt
and maybe noflushd http://noflushd.sf.net/ though it is rather old.
This may also be helpful:
Try googling for deferred write linux or the *dflush keywords.
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