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    SubjectRe: More on 2.2.18pre2aa2
    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.

    Andrea

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