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SubjectRE: PATCH: Further aacraid work
And I might add, undoing the entropy to result in the descending page
list (but that is the forth time I've said this).

I ran heavy sequential load overnight and continued to have this
characteristic when taking snapshots of command SG lists. The average SG
element size statistically was 4168 bytes.

Sincerely -- Mark Salyzyn

-----Original Message-----
From: Alan Cox []
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2004 12:47 PM
To: Clay Haapala
Cc: James Bottomley; Salyzyn, Mark; Christoph Hellwig; Alan Cox; Linux
Kernel; SCSI Mailing List
Subject: Re: PATCH: Further aacraid work

On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 11:32:29AM -0500, Clay Haapala wrote:
> So, on regular x86 this is a matter of convenience/timing, and the
> page assignments will tend toward, but not always be, random 1-page
> entries as the system is used.

In 2.4 at least it shows no sign of degenerating in that way, something
in the VM is undoing the entropy

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