Re: [PATCH] cfq: Remove special treatment for metadata rqs.

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Jun 20 2011 - 15:55:12 EST

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:52:39PM -0700, Justin TerAvest wrote:
> There is no consistency among filesystems from what bios (or requests)
> are marked as being metadata. It's interesting to expose this in traces,
> but we shouldn't schedule the requests differently based on whether or
> not they're marked as being metadata.

Personally I totally agree. If anyone can demonstrate an effect from
the current hacks we shall add them back with a special REQ_ flag just
for the boost.

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