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)
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"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
"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."