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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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