Re: [PATCH 18/20] blkio: arm idle timer even if think time is great then time slice left

From: Jeff Moyer
Date: Wed Nov 04 2009 - 14:05:50 EST

Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> o Now we plan to wait for a queue to get backlogged before we expire it. So
> we need to arm slice timer even if think time is greater than slice left.
> if process sends next IO early and time slice is left, we will dispatch it
> otherwise we will expire the queue and move on to next queue.

Should this be rolled into patch 17? I'm just worried about breaking
bisection runs. What happens if this patch isn't applied?

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