Linux 4.2 Will Tweak The CFQ Scheduler For SSDs To Offer Better Performance

The Linux 4.2 kernel will make the CFQ I/O scheduler default to its IOPS mode when on solid-state drives, which should boost performance.

Tahsin Erdogan, an engineer at Google working on Linux kernel storage, sent in the tiny patch last month for setting the CFQ I/O scheduler mode to IOPS when running on an SSD. T