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SubjectRe: bogosity in blkelvset_ioctl
On Sat, 19 Aug 2000, Cesar Eduardo Barros wrote:

> include/linux/elevator.h says max_bomb_segments defaults to zero.
> drivers/block/elevator.c (blkelvset_ioctl) says it can't be zero.

Heh, the new elevator is like 3 months (?) old...

And it's _already_ suffering from bitrot?!

> One of them must be wrong.

They're probably _both_ wrong. With all the threads on
linux-kernel about people getting poor performance with
the magic numbers in the elevator set wrong, I'm getting
the impression that that code really needs to be capable
of auto-tuning itself at run time.


"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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