On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 05:36:41PM -0500, Steve Lord wrote:
> Hi Arun, well filesystem I/O is divided into two chunks - file data
> which is definitely page cache based, and metadata which is done through
> various means depending on:
> o which kernel you are running
> o which filesystem
> All filesystems that I am aware of except for XFS use buffer heads and the
> block cache for metadata I/O.
JFS uses the pagecache for all I/O - for metadata they have an additional
Of course it doesn't work. We've performed a software upgrade.