[lkml]   [2000]   [Sep]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: More on 2.2.18pre2aa2
On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, Rik van Riel wrote:
> >We simply keep track of how old the oldest request
> >in the queue is, and when that request is getting
> >too old (say 1/2 second), we /stop/ all the others
> Going in function of time is obviously wrong. A blockdevice can
> write 1 request every two seconds or 1 request every msecond.
> You can't assume anything in function of time _unless_ you have
> per harddisk timing informations into the kernel.

Uhmmm, isn't the elevator about request /latency/ ?

And if so, in what unit do you want to measure
latency if it isn't time?


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

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:38    [W:0.103 / U:1.588 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site