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    SubjectRe: 2.6.4-mm1 wrote:
    > On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 11:31:40PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >> This affects I/O scheduling potentially quite significantly. It is no
    >> longer the case that the kernel will submit pages for I/O in the order in
    >> which the application dirtied them. We instead submit them in file-offset
    >> order all the time.
    > Hi Andrew,
    > I have a feeling this change might significantly improve the external
    > sorting benchmark I emailed you ( ).
    > I will try running it when I get a chance and let you know. It gives me
    > a good excuse to get 2.6 kernels working on my systems :-)

    Hmm, what is happening with Roger Luethi's work lately?

    Have there been any patches for use once in this case?
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