[PATCH 15/23] io-controller: noop changes for hierarchical fair queuing

Vivek Goyal vgoyal at redhat.com
Thu Sep 10 10:32:42 PDT 2009

On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 10:52:59PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
> Vivek Goyal wrote:
>> This patch changes noop to use queue scheduling code from elevator layer.
>> One can go back to old noop by deselecting CONFIG_IOSCHED_NOOP_HIER.
>> Signed-off-by: Nauman Rafique <nauman at google.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal at redhat.com>
> Not sure why noop needs hierarchical fair queueing
> support, but this patch is so small we might as well
> take it to keep things consistent between schedulers.

Thinking more about it. It probably can be useful for the case ryo is
pointing out where fast SSD drivers are not making use of kernel IO

If they want group io schduling support on these SSDs, they can modify their
driver to make use of hierarchical noop.

> Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel at redhat.com>


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