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Date:	Sat, 3 Apr 2010 18:10:22 +0100
From:	Matthew Garrett <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] laptop-mode: Make flushes per-device

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 01:21:35PM -0500, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> One of the features of laptop-mode is that it forces a writeout of dirty
> pages if something else triggers a physical read or write from a device.
> The current implementation flushes pages on all devices, rather than only
> the one that triggered the flush. This patch alters the behaviour so that
> only the recently accessed block device is flushed, preventing other
> disks being spun up for no terribly good reason.

Hi Jens,

Can you remember if there were any more issues with this, or can this 
version be merged now?

Matthew Garrett |
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