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SubjectRe: [patch] vmfixes-2.4.0-test9-B2

On Mon, 25 Sep 2000, Jens Axboe wrote:

> 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.

sorry i did not mean to offend you - unadjusted and unfixed stuff hanging
around in the kernel for months is 'half done' for me.

> > 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.

and these are still not solved in the vanilla kernel, as recent complaints
on l-k prove.


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