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SubjectRe: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3
On Apr 11, 2005 10:46 PM, Martin J. Bligh <mbligh@aracnet.com> wrote:
>
>
> --On Monday, April 11, 2005 01:25:32 -0700 Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
>
> >
> > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.12-rc2/2.6.12-rc2-mm3/
> >
> >
> > - The anticipatory I/O scheduler has always been fairly useless with SCSI
> > disks which perform tagged command queueing. There's a patch here from Jens
> > which is designed to fix that up by constraining the number of requests
> > which we'll leave pending in the device.
> >
> > The depth currently defaults to 1. Tunable in
> > /sys/block/hdX/queue/iosched/queue_depth
> >
> > This patch hasn't been performance tested at all yet. If you think it is
> > misbehaving (the usual symptom is processes stuck in D state) then please
> > report it, then boot with `elevator=cfq' or `elevator=deadline' to work
> > around it.
> >
> > - More CPU scheduler work. I hope someone is testing this stuff.
>
> Trying ... having some build problems that seem to be part test-harness,
> part bugs.
>
> Meanwhile on PPC64:
>
> fs/cifs/misc.c: In function `cifs_convertUCSpath':
> fs/cifs/misc.c:546: error: case label does not reduce to an integer constant
> fs/cifs/misc.c:549: error: case label does not reduce to an integer constant
> fs/cifs/misc.c:552: error: case label does not reduce to an integer constant
> fs/cifs/misc.c:561: error: case label does not reduce to an integer constant
> fs/cifs/misc.c:564: error: case label does not reduce to an integer constant
> fs/cifs/misc.c:567: error: case label does not reduce to an integer constant
> make[2]: *** [fs/cifs/misc.o] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [fs/cifs] Error 2
> make[1]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
>
>
See this patch from Steve French:
http://cifs.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.5cifs/gnupatch@4259f2138nVCJQt3SmaZowdXd8KB7A

> M.
>
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