[lkml]   [2001]   [Sep]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: page_launder() on 2.4.9/10 issue
On September 6, 2001 02:32 pm, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > > Lets face it, spinning the washing machine is expensive
> > > and running less than a full load makes things inefficient ;)
> >
> > That makes a good sound bite but doesn't stand up to scrutiny.
> > It's not a washing machine ;-)
> Two words: "IO clustering".

Yes, *after* the IO queue is fully loaded that makes sense. Leaving it
partly or fully idle while waiting for it to load up makes no sense at all.

IO clustering will happen naturally after the queue loads up.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:02    [W:0.105 / U:11.388 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site