Re: [PATCH -mm] [1/2] Remove Deadline I/O scheduler

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 00:22:57 EST

On Thu, Aug 03 2006, Nate Diller wrote:
> This patch removes the Deadline I/O scheduler. Performance-wise, it
> should be superceeded by the Elevator I/O scheduler in the following
> patch. I would be very ineterested in hearing about any workloads or
> benchmarks where Deadline is a substantial improvement over Elevator,
> in throughput, fairness, latency, anything.

Strong NAK. deadline is a simple, working scheduler. Why on earth would
you want to remove it?

Jens Axboe

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