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[dm-devel] Re: IO scheduler based IO controller V10



On Fri, 2009-10-02 at 20:26 +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 02 2009, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-10-02 at 20:04 +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm not too crazy about it either. How about just using 'desktop' since
> > > this is obviously what we are really targetting? 'latency' isn't fully
> > > descriptive either, since it may not necessarily provide the best single
> > > IO latency (noop would).
> > 
> > Grin. "Perfect is the enemy of good" :)
> >                                                   Avg
> >      16.24   175.82   154.38   228.97   147.16  144.5     noop
> >      43.23    57.39    96.13   148.25   180.09  105.0     deadline
> 
> Yep, that's where it falls down. Noop basically fails here because it
> treats all IO as equal, which obviously isn't true for most people. But
> even for pure read workloads (is the above the mixed read/write, or just
> read?), latency would be excellent with noop but the desktop experience
> would not.

Yeah, it's the dd vs konsole -e exit.

	-Mike


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