M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> At the CMG meeting I asked the disk drive engineers, "well, if the
> drives are doing the scheduling, why does Linux go to all the trouble?"
> Their answer was something like, "smart disk drives are a relatively
> recent invention." But
One more reason?
I imagine the disk drives wouldn't be aware of IO scheduling classes
and priorities ( http://linux.die.net/man/1/ionice ), while I imagine
the linux I/O schedulers should.
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