disk scheduling (was: Re: RFC: adding 'proxy' nodes to provider ports (with patch))

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Mar 23 02:42:22 PDT 2009

In message <eb21ef440903220251m67700679r7fe6662f9081e910 at mail.gmail.com>, Luigi
 Rizzo writes:

>>>Scheduling was just an example on where the problem came out,
>> Scheduling is the *only* application I have seen mentioned for
>> this special case geom construct ?
>man 4 geom has a section which explicitly mentions this construct,
>with the same example that you posted in the thread:

You will notice that there is no mention of "special classes" or
"proxy nodes with special properties".

If you want to do it, do it right.

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