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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.


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