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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] speed up SATA
    Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > Nick Piggin wrote:
    >
    >> I think 32MB is too much. You incur latency and lose
    >> scheduling grainularity. I bet returns start diminishing
    >> pretty quickly after 1MB or so.
    >
    >
    > See my reply to Bart.
    >
    > Also, it is not the driver's responsibility to do anything but export
    > the hardware maximums.
    >
    > It's up to the sysadmin to choose a disk scheduling policy they like,
    > which implies that a _scheduler_, not each individual driver, should
    > place policy limitations on max_sectors.
    >

    Yeah I suppose you're right there. In practice it doesn't
    work that way though, does it?
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