Re: [PATCH][RFT] simple deadline I/O scheduler

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2002 - 08:38:01 EST


> I've played around with implementing an I/O scheduler that _tries_ to
> start request within a given time limit. Note that it makes no
> guarentees of any sort, it's simply a "how does this work in real life"
> sort of thing. It's main use is actually to properly extend the i/o
> scheduler / elevator api to be able to implement more advanced
> schedulers (eg cello).

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?

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