v01i002: Kernel configuration files, version 2, Part01/01

Mark Dapoz mdapoz at hybrid.UUCP
Tue Feb 19 15:25:42 AEST 1991

In article <1991Feb16.053842.23496 at quest.UUCP> ssb at quest.UUCP (Scott Bertilson) writes:
>  For what it's worth, the kernel on the 3b1 has an inode table, not
>a true cache...in the sense that entries are only valid as long as
>some process is still using that inode.
>  I would be delighted to find out I'm wrong, but I've
>checked it very carefully.

Just to confirm Scott's observations, I've also found that the in core inode
entries are flushed when the last process to have the file open performs a
Mark Dapoz	mdapoz%hybrid at cs.toronto.edu	mdapoz at torvm3.iinus1.ibm.com

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