Re: [PATCH] speed up SATA

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Sun Mar 28 2004 - 15:23:51 EST

Jens Axboe wrote:
So you could change ->max_sectors to be 'max allowable io, hardware
limitation' and add ->optimal_sectors to be 'best sized io'. I don't see
tha it buys you anything, since you'd be going for optimal_sectors all
the time anyways.

In terms of implementation, I imagine we would add a ->max_hw_sectors, once the IO scheduler and VM (or userland?) are smart enough to tune ->max_sectors dynamically.


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