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SubjectRe: 2.3.42 elevator latency
Hi,

On Tue, 8 Feb 2000 14:26:54 +0100 (CET), Andrea Arcangeli
<andrea@suse.de> said:

>> whole queue to detect requests whose due dates have expired in order to
>> avoid starvation, but you don't ever need to write to requests once they
>> have been created, and that should make for much less CPU time consumed
>> (especially on SMP).

> _Completly_ agreed. I just had this in mind since I am been very happy to
> notice the cool work that is been done on the ll_rw_block layer where now
> the request_queue_t is available in the high layer. I'll try do that in
> the -5 revision

Great!

--Stephen

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