Re: [patch 00/13] Syslets, "Threadlets", generic AIO support, v3

From: Ulrich Drepper
Date: Wed Feb 21 2007 - 18:48:40 EST

Ingo Molnar wrote:
> in terms of AIO, the best queueing model is i think what the kernel uses
> internally: freely ordered, with barrier support.

Speaking of AIO, how do you imagine lio_listio is implemented? If there
is no asynchronous syscall it would mean creating a threadlet for each
request but this means either waiting or creating several/many threads.

â Ulrich Drepper â Red Hat, Inc. â 444 Castro St â Mountain View, CA â

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