Re: Status of the IO scheduler fixes for 2.4

Stephan von Krawczynski (
Thu, 3 Jul 2003 14:28:53 +0200

On Thu, 3 Jul 2003 14:07:12 +0200
Marc-Christian Petersen <> wrote:

> On Thursday 03 July 2003 12:58, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:
> Hi Stephan,
> > I have a short question on that: did you check if there are any drawbacks
> > on network performance through this? We had a phenomenon here with 2.4.21
> > with both samba and simple ftp where network performance dropped to a crawl
> > when simply entering "sync" on the console. Even simple telnet-sessions
> > seemed to be affected. As we could not create a reproducable setup I did
> > not talk about this up to now, but I wonder if anyone else ever checked
> > that out ...
> does the patch from Chris cause this?

No, this is an independent issue. We did not try these patches so far.
The question was purely informative. We did not dig into the subject for lack
of time upto now - just a "try and see if anyone can back our experience".


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