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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/kern
On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 01:34:26AM +0900, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 10:27:50AM -0600, David Young wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 12:36:16PM +0900, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> > > The root cause of such a problem is, we don't do I/O scheduling at all.
> > >
> > > I think that pool(9) (and pool_cache(9)) is a great tool to manage
> > > limited resources. The way to go would be to extend it to manage
> > > bandwidth in I/O subsystems. (We already use pool_cache(9) for
> > > KVA.)
> > >
> > > Resources are shared, and have dependencies. I/O resources would
> > > look like some hierachical structure chained with pool backend
> > > callbacks. Probably combined with device tree too.
> > FWIW, I'm working on managing PCI I/O resources in this way, but I'm
> > probably going to use vmem(9), not pool(9).
> That is PCI I/O *space*, right? I agree vmem(9) is suitable for that.
> What I meant is I/O descriptors like mbuf or struct buf. Something like
> altq generalized for I/O queues.
Sorry, I'd lost track of what was under discussion.
ALTQ for I/O queues? How would that work?
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