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SubjectRe: 2.5.59-mm5
Nikita Danilov wrote:

>Andrew Morton writes:
>
>[...]
>
> >
> > In this very common scenario, the only way we'll ever get "lumps" of reads is
> > if some other processes come in and happen to want to read nearby sectors.
>
>Or if you have read-ahead for meta-data, which is quite useful. Isn't
>read ahead targeting the same problem as this anticipatory scheduling?
>
Finesse vs brute force. A bit of readahead is good.

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