Too many I/O controller patches
balbir at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Aug 4 11:34:59 PDT 2008
Dave Hansen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 17:51 +0900, Ryo Tsuruta wrote:
>> This series of patches of dm-ioband now includes "The bio tracking mechanism,"
>> which has been posted individually to this mailing list.
>> This makes it easy for anybody to control the I/O bandwidth even when
>> the I/O is one of delayed-write requests.
> During the Containers mini-summit at OLS, it was mentioned that there
> are at least *FOUR* of these I/O controllers floating around. Have you
> talked to the other authors? (I've cc'd at least one of them).
> We obviously can't come to any kind of real consensus with people just
> tossing the same patches back and forth.
Ryo and Andrea - Naveen and Satoshi met up at OLS and discussed their approach.
It would be really nice to see an RFC, I know Andrea did work on this and
compared the approaches.
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