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    Subject[patch] Re: MP3 skippety skip skipageness
    Hi!

    > > root@bug:~# nice -n -20 splay -t 500 -s `find /tmp/mp3.2/`
    > >
    > > .. it behaves pretty well, but when I ran make -j on linux kernel,
    > > machine got LAV ov 34, and took 20M of swap (on 32Meg machine), splay
    > > just stopped playing.
    >
    > am i correct that you carelessly volunteer as a guinea pig? :) I do not
    > have a sound card installed now, but could you try the attached patch,
    > does it change anything? Thanks,

    Do you believe that your patch helps when I make machine go 20meg onto
    swap? I _really_ don't think so, so I'm not testing it. [There was
    other person on linux-kernel which complained, I'm making this go back
    onto l-k and hoping that person tries it].

    Pavel

    [this is not my patch. Ingo wrote it.]
    --- linux/drivers/block/ll_rw_blk.c.orig Fri Mar 12 10:31:53 1999
    +++ linux/drivers/block/ll_rw_blk.c Fri Mar 12 10:32:05 1999
    @@ -536,7 +536,7 @@

    /* if no request available: if rw_ahead, forget it; otherwise try again blocking.. */
    if (!req) {
    - if (rw_ahead)
    + if (0 && rw_ahead)
    goto end_io;
    req = __get_request_wait(max_req, bh->b_rdev);
    }

    --
    I'm really pavel@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz. Pavel
    Look at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/ ;-).

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