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SubjectRe: [PATCH BUGFIX/IMPROVEMENT V2 0/3] three bfq fixes restoring service guarantees with random sync writes in bg

> Il giorno 04 set 2017, alle ore 10:14, Mel Gorman <> ha scritto:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 03:42:57PM +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 08:46:28AM +0200, Paolo Valente wrote:
>>> [SECOND TAKE, with just the name of one of the tester fixed]
>>> Hi,
>>> while testing the read-write unfairness issues reported by Mel, I
>>> found BFQ failing to guarantee good responsiveness against heavy
>>> random sync writes in the background, i.e., multiple writers doing
>>> random writes and systematic fdatasync [1]. The failure was caused by
>>> three related bugs, because of which BFQ failed to guarantee to
>>> high-weight processes the expected fraction of the throughput.
>> Queued on top of Ming's most recent series even though that's still a work
>> in progress. I should know in a few days how things stand.
> The problems with parallel heavy writers seem to have disappeared with this
> series. There are still revisions taking place on Ming's to overall setting
> of legacy vs mq is still a work in progress but this series looks good.

Great news!

Thanks for testing,

> Thanks.
> --
> Mel Gorman
> SUSE Labs

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