[RFC] IO scheduler based IO controller V6

Gui Jianfeng guijianfeng at cn.fujitsu.com
Tue Jul 28 04:36:31 PDT 2009

Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 10:10:34AM +0800, Gui Jianfeng wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Here are some fio test results for IO Controller V6 built and not built.
>> Iozone test results are also attached.
> Hi Gui,
> Thanks a lot for some performance numbers. It seems to be a mixed chart.
> Performance gains at some places and loss at others. I am curious about
> that -7.0% for normal writes. Not sure what can contribute to that.
> What was the value of "fairness" parameter when you ran those tests? Can you
> please set fairness = 0 and re-run the tests (if you have already not done so).
> By default fairness is set to 1 in V6. With fairness = 0, we should be very
> close to existing CFQ behavior. If not, then we need to dive deeper and
> see why variations are happening.

  Hi Vivek,

  I tested with default fairness value, i'll re-test it when fairness is set to 0.

> Is it also possible to run the same tests with V7. 


Gui Jianfeng

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