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SubjectRe: [PATCH] block/elevator updates + deadline i/o scheduler
On Fri, 26 Jul 2002, Jens Axboe wrote:
> Finally, I've done some testing on it. No testing on whether this really
> works well in real life (that's what I want testers to do), and no
> testing on benchmark performance changes etc. What I have done is
> beat-up testing, making sure it works without corrupting your data. I'm
> fairly confident that does. Most testing was on SCSI (naturally),
> however IDE has also been tested briefly.

First, great job on the explanation, it went right in my folder for "when
the docs are clear" explanations.

Now a request, if someone is running a database app and tests this I'd
love to see the results. I expect things like LMbench to show more threads
ending at the same time, but will it help a reall app?

I bet it was tested briefly on IDE, my last use of IDE a week or so ago
lasted until I did "make dep" and the output went all over every attached
drive :-( Still, nice to know it will work if IDE makes it into 2.5.

--
bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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