Freeing vnodes.

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Mar 16 00:50:30 PST 2005

In message <20050316084106.GC28328 at>, Peter Jeremy wri
>On Tue, 2005-Mar-15 11:11:32 -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>>    syncer:	  I've always wanted to rewrite the syncer to be per-mount
>>		  or per-physical-device so it could sync out to multiple
>>		  physical devices simultaniously. 
>My current bitch with syncer is that it can run for up to around 8msec
>(on an AMD XP-1800).  This screws up interrupt latency.

And throw thousands of I/O requests on the queue at once, which screws
up I/O performance.

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