|From:||Linus Torvalds <torvalds-AT-linux-foundation.org>|
|To:||Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra-AT-chello.nl>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH 00/23] per device dirty throttling -v8|
|Date:||Fri, 3 Aug 2007 15:21:03 -0700 (PDT)|
|Cc:||linux-mm-AT-kvack.org, linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org, miklos-AT-szeredi.hu, akpm-AT-linux-foundation.org, neilb-AT-suse.de, dgc-AT-sgi.com, tomoki.sekiyama.qu-AT-hitachi.com, nikita-AT-clusterfs.com, trond.myklebust-AT-fys.uio.no, yingchao.zhou-AT-gmail.com, richard-AT-rsk.demon.co.uk|
On Fri, 3 Aug 2007, Peter Zijlstra wrote: > > These patches aim to improve balance_dirty_pages() and directly address three > issues: > 1) inter device starvation > 2) stacked device deadlocks > 3) inter process starvation Ok, the patches certainly look pretty enough, and you fixed the only thing I complained about last time (naming), so as far as I'm concerned it's now just a matter of whether it *works* or not. I guess being in -mm will help somewhat, but it would be good to have people with several disks etc actively test this out. Linus
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