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2.6.33 is Out! Say Good Bye to the Anticipatory Scheduler

Mar 09, 2010, 21:06 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeffrey B. Layton)

"As mentioned in a previous article a great place to start learning about new features of the latest kernels is Kernel Newbie site. Kernel newbies has a nice review of the latest kernel, 2.6.33. There are a few things around storage that I want to point out.

"The biggest thing is that the anticipatory IO scheduler. In a article I did a quick glance at the IO schedulers in the kernel. One of them is called the Anticipartory Scheduler that anticipates subsequent block requests and caches them for use."

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