[vdr] Is there a way to give inode entries a higher cache priority than data in the linux kernel?

Stefan Lucke stefan at lucke.in-berlin.de
Thu Feb 15 07:24:38 CET 2007


Quoting Carsten Koch:

> Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:
> ...
> >> 1) Is there a bug in the linux kernel that makes it spin up
> >>    the disk needlessly even if the data are still in the cache?
> ...
> > I haven't tried or read it myself, but this:
> > Documentation/laptop-mode.txt
> > might contain the information you need.
>
> Correct.
> Interesting information.
> I'll try it out.

You may have a look at the following page too:
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_HDD_spindown_small_server

Stefan Lucke



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