Jens is interested in improving elevator now too :-)
Really, the problem
is the missed coalescing, the latency concept is not
fundamentally broken. The algorithm can get a lot of both
worlds by coalescing whenever possible. In this way it
performs latency reduction on groups
of requests instead of on a per-request basis.
Got distracted for two days working on a prototype fibre
can't talk much about it, but I can say there'll be a Linux
driver for this
Sun released their IFB (aka. "Expert 3D") graphics card
a bit pricey, but I'm so itching to do a Linux driver for it
I may just end
up buying one.
The cscope release made Larry McVoy nearly wet his pants.