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Re: [PLEASE-TESTME] Zerocopy networking patch, 2.4.0-1

To: Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PLEASE-TESTME] Zerocopy networking patch, 2.4.0-1
From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 21:10:24 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx>, Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Stephen C. Tweedie" <sct@xxxxxxxxxx>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, <riel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> BTW, I noticed what is left in blk-13B seems to be my work (Jens's
> fixes for merging when the I/O queue is full are just been integrated
> in test1x).  [...]

it was Jens' [i think those were implemented by Jens entirely]
batch-freeing changes that made the most difference. (we did
profile it step by step.)

> ftp://ftp.us.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/andrea/patches/2.4.0-test7/blkdev-3

great! i'm happy that the block IO layer and IO scheduler now has
a real home :-) nice work.

        Ingo


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