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authorArtem Bityutskiy <artem.bityutskiy@linux.intel.com>2012-07-25 18:12:01 +0300
committerAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>2012-08-04 12:15:09 +0400
commit6601fac822778aa6003aed37d8ba7acdc9a4f369 (patch)
treeb662a04bb0768810448fbec04ffecf802df58449 /Documentation/laptops
parent34e5053fbe88800f5c2c6cbc849abb5a9f390974 (diff)
Documentation: fix the VM knobs descritpion WRT pdflush
The pdflush thread is long gone, however we still mention it incorrectly in the kernel documentation. This patch fixes the situation. Cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Artem Bityutskiy <artem.bityutskiy@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/laptops')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt12
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt b/Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt
index 0bf25eebce94..4ebbfc3f1c6e 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt
@@ -262,9 +262,9 @@ MINIMUM_BATTERY_MINUTES=10
#
# Allowed dirty background ratio, in percent. Once DIRTY_RATIO has been
-# exceeded, the kernel will wake pdflush which will then reduce the amount
-# of dirty memory to dirty_background_ratio. Set this nice and low, so once
-# some writeout has commenced, we do a lot of it.
+# exceeded, the kernel will wake flusher threads which will then reduce the
+# amount of dirty memory to dirty_background_ratio. Set this nice and low,
+# so once some writeout has commenced, we do a lot of it.
#
#DIRTY_BACKGROUND_RATIO=5
@@ -384,9 +384,9 @@ CPU_MAXFREQ=${CPU_MAXFREQ:-'slowest'}
#
# Allowed dirty background ratio, in percent. Once DIRTY_RATIO has been
-# exceeded, the kernel will wake pdflush which will then reduce the amount
-# of dirty memory to dirty_background_ratio. Set this nice and low, so once
-# some writeout has commenced, we do a lot of it.
+# exceeded, the kernel will wake flusher threads which will then reduce the
+# amount of dirty memory to dirty_background_ratio. Set this nice and low,
+# so once some writeout has commenced, we do a lot of it.
#
DIRTY_BACKGROUND_RATIO=${DIRTY_BACKGROUND_RATIO:-'5'}

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