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SubjectRe: Disk priority dependend on nice level...
On Thu, Aug 07 2003, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > > I ported `subj` to 2.6.0-test2. I do not yet have idea if it works,
> > > but it compiles ;-).
> >
> > This wont do much, you might as well forget it. Disk priorities is far
> > more work than you appear to think :)
> This was not my patch, I only ported it.
> I'm not heading for "perfect" disk priorities (not now :-), but having
> something with at least measurable effect would be nice.
> For a start "niced processes get starved during I/O" should do the
> trick. (And it would help my lingvistics workloads).

Well it just cannot work in any sort of useful way like this, I think
the patch is pretty useless...

Jens Axboe

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