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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFT] simple deadline I/O scheduler
    On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Mark Hahn wrote:

    > > Would it be possible to introduce concept of I/O priority? I.e. I want
    > > updatedb not to load disk if I need it for something else?
    > makes sense to me. actually, VM is another place where priority
    > could be quite useful - for instance, how hard the VM scavenges
    > a proc's pages. oops, there I go advocating a tunable...
    > VM_SWAP_ME_HARDER anyone?

    This seems to work very badly, making one process swap more
    means it pagefaults more and sucks up more IO bandwidth ;)


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