CFQ to become the default I/O scheduler in 2.6.18

Posted by linportal on Aug 16, 2006 1:35 AM EDT; By linportal
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CFQ (Complete Fair Queuing) I/O scheduler will become the default one in the upcoming 2.6.18 kernel, replacing the current anticipatory I/O scheduler. This has been planned ever since 2004. and we'll soon see how it works in practice. One of the nice new features that CFQ brings is setting I/O priority per process.

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