Subject: Re: disks write-back cache
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/28/2003 14:42:43
On Monday, April 28, 2003, at 02:02 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> the "queue algorithm modifier" bits of the control mode page, maybe ?
> SPC-3 says that the default value should be "restricted reordering",
> really means no reordering.
> I should try changing this, to see if it improve performances.
> For a large sequential write, I'm not sure it would make much
It certainly could make a difference! If you have a large sequential
write, it could allow the disk to do a much larger internal write
operation (merging the writes in its own buffer).
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>