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SubjectRe: page_launder() on 2.4.9/10 issue
On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 10:03:03AM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > On September 6, 2001 02:32 pm, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > > 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.
>
> Exactly, so we need to give the queue some time to load
> up, right ?

Just use two limits:
* Time: After some time (say two seconds), we can always afford to write it
out
* Queue filling: After it has a certain size, it's worth doing a writing.

Regards,
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Kurt Garloff <garloff@suse.de> Eindhoven, NL
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