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SubjectRe: [Kiobuf-io-devel] RFC: Kernel mechanism: Compound event wait

On Tue, 6 Feb 2001, Manfred Spraul wrote:
> >
> > The aio functions should NOT use READA/WRITEA. They should just use the
> > normal operations, waiting for requests.
> But then you end with lots of threads blocking in get_request()


What the HELL do you expect to happen if somebody writes faster than the
disk can take?

You don't lik ebusy-waiting. Fair enough.

So maybe blocking on a wait-queue is the right thing? Just MAYBE?


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