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SubjectRe: [patch] vmfixes-2.4.0-test9-B2
On Mon, Sep 25 2000, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > If you think I should delay those fixes to do something else I don't
> > agree sorry.
> no, i never ment it. I find it very good that those half-done changes are

The changes made were never half-done. The recent bug fixes have
mainly been to remove cruft from the earlier elevator and fixing a bug
where the elevator insert would screw up a bit. So I'd call that fine
tuning or adjusting, not fixing half-done stuff.

> cleaned up and the remaining bugs / performance problems are eliminated -

Of course

> the first reports about bad write performance came right after the
> original elevator patches went in, about 6 months ago.

And a new elevator was introduced some months ago to solve this.

* Jens Axboe <>
* SuSE Labs
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