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SubjectRe: elevator algorithm bug in ll_rw_blk.c
According to Martin Mares:
> Chip:
> > But that's a *one-way* elevator. Ideal elevators are two-way, aren't they?
>
> Using two-way elevators for disk block sorting is probably highly
> suboptimal since most disks are painfully slow when reading blocks
> backwards.

I get the joke, but I've got to think that there's nothing
particularly directional about track-to-track seek speed.
--
Chip Salzenberg - a.k.a. - <chip@perlsupport.com>
"There -- we made them swerve slightly!" //MST3K

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