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SubjectRe: [patch] disk read latency update
On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Updates the elevator changes to sync with the version
> which is in the latest -rmap patch.
> This may complicate future merging with Rik; the easiest
> approach will be to just drop any ll_rw_blk.c and elevator.c
> chunks when merging up -rmap.

I hope that will not be true... if these work as well as they should I
could hope Rik would adopt them. The theory seems clearly a win, I haven't
read the code in detail to be sure there aren't any jackpot cases where an
extend passes a cylinder boundary.

bill davidsen <>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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