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Date:	Mon, 24 Jul 2006 08:41:37 -0400 (EDT)
From:	Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@...idpixels.com>
To:	Matthias Andree <matthias.andree@....de>
cc:	Paa Paa <paapaa125@...mail.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: CFQ will be the new default IO scheduler - why?



On Mon, 24 Jul 2006, Matthias Andree wrote:

> On Sun, 23 Jul 2006, Paa Paa wrote:
>
>> The default IO scheduler in 2.6.18 will be CFQ (Complete Fair Queuing)
>> instead of AS (Anticipatory Scheduler) as described here:
>> http://wiki.kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_18. I tried to find (here, at lkml)
>> the discussion about this change with no luck.
>
> That wiki document nicely shows the advantage of the scheduler, namely
> that you have "ionice", which isn't possible for AS or Deadline
> Schedulers - this allows the operating system to run processes like
> updatedb with "nice I/O", meaning these hold when you're doing other
> I/O.
>
> -- 
> Matthias Andree
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Should there be a default scheduler per filesystem?  As some filesystems 
may perform better/worse with one over another?

Justin.
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