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    SubjectRe: [RESEND][RFC] BFQ I/O Scheduler
    Paolo Valente wrote:
    > In my opinion, the time-slice approach of cfq is definitely better
    > suited than the (sector) budget approach for this type of workloads. On
    > the opposite end, the price of time-slices is unfairness towards, e.g.,
    > threads doing sequential accesses. In bfq we were mainly thinking about

    How do you figure that? This is a situation where time-slices work nicely,
    because they implicitly account for the performance penalty of poor access
    patterns. The sequential-accessing processes (and the system overall) ends
    up with higher throughput.

    -- Aaron



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