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Question: Do you still need to run bdflush?

Forum: Tour of the Linux kernel source
Date: Mon, 27 May 1996 18:55:44 GMT
From: Steve Dunham <>

The recent 1.3.x kernels add a kernel thread named (kflushd) What does this do? Does it replace the functionality of the user program 'bdflush'?


1. Note: Already answered... by Michael K. Johnson