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SubjectRe: [patch] vmfixes-2.4.0-test9-B2
On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 10:52:08PM +0200, Peter Osterlund wrote:
> Do you know why? Is it because the average seek distance becomes

Good question. No I don't know why right now. I'll try again just to be 200%
sure and I'll let you know the results.

> smaller with your algorithm? (I later realized that request merging is
> done before the elevator function kicks in, so your algorithm should

Not sure what you mean. There are two cases: the bh is merged, or
the bh will be queued in a new request because merging isn't possible.

Your change deals only with the latter case and that should be
pretty orthogonal to what the merging stuff does.

Andrea
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