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authorBart Samwel <bart@samwel.tk>2006-03-24 03:15:49 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-03-24 07:33:20 -0800
commited5b43f15a8e86e3ae939b98bc161ee973ecedf2 (patch)
treedcd5bc0b5817d6452b0897a08293317f470f4db9 /mm
parentf6ef943813ac3085ece7252ea101d663581219f6 (diff)
downloadlinux-sh-ed5b43f15a8e86e3ae939b98bc161ee973ecedf2.tar.gz
[PATCH] Represent laptop_mode as jiffies internally
Make that the internal value for /proc/sys/vm/laptop_mode is stored as jiffies instead of seconds. Let the sysctl interface do the conversions, instead of doing on-the-fly conversions every time the value is used. Add a description of the fact that laptop_mode doubles as a flag and a timeout to the comment above the laptop_mode variable. Signed-off-by: Bart Samwel <bart@samwel.tk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
-rw-r--r--mm/page-writeback.c5
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/mm/page-writeback.c b/mm/page-writeback.c
index e79107991d20..c1052ee79f01 100644
--- a/mm/page-writeback.c
+++ b/mm/page-writeback.c
@@ -88,7 +88,8 @@ int dirty_expire_interval = 30 * HZ;
int block_dump;
/*
- * Flag that puts the machine in "laptop mode".
+ * Flag that puts the machine in "laptop mode". Doubles as a timeout in jiffies:
+ * a full sync is triggered after this time elapses without any disk activity.
*/
int laptop_mode;
@@ -468,7 +469,7 @@ static void laptop_timer_fn(unsigned long unused)
*/
void laptop_io_completion(void)
{
- mod_timer(&laptop_mode_wb_timer, jiffies + laptop_mode * HZ);
+ mod_timer(&laptop_mode_wb_timer, jiffies + laptop_mode);
}
/*