cfq-iosched: don't regard requests with long distance as close
Shaohua Li [Mon, 28 Dec 2009 12:18:44 +0000 (13:18 +0100)]
seek_mean could be very big sometimes, using it as close criteria is meaningless
as this doen't improve any performance. So if it's big, let's fallback to
default value.

Reviewed-by: Corrado Zoccolo <czoccolo@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Shaohua Li<shaohua.li@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>

block/cfq-iosched.c

index 8df4fe5..918c7fd 100644 (file)
@@ -1667,13 +1667,17 @@ static inline sector_t cfq_dist_from_last(struct cfq_data *cfqd,
 #define CFQQ_SEEKY(cfqq)       ((cfqq)->seek_mean > CFQQ_SEEK_THR)
 
 static inline int cfq_rq_close(struct cfq_data *cfqd, struct cfq_queue *cfqq,
-                              struct request *rq)
+                              struct request *rq, bool for_preempt)
 {
        sector_t sdist = cfqq->seek_mean;
 
        if (!sample_valid(cfqq->seek_samples))
                sdist = CFQQ_SEEK_THR;
 
+       /* if seek_mean is big, using it as close criteria is meaningless */
+       if (sdist > CFQQ_SEEK_THR && !for_preempt)
+               sdist = CFQQ_SEEK_THR;
+
        return cfq_dist_from_last(cfqd, rq) <= sdist;
 }
 
@@ -1701,7 +1705,7 @@ static struct cfq_queue *cfqq_close(struct cfq_data *cfqd,
         * will contain the closest sector.
         */
        __cfqq = rb_entry(parent, struct cfq_queue, p_node);
-       if (cfq_rq_close(cfqd, cur_cfqq, __cfqq->next_rq))
+       if (cfq_rq_close(cfqd, cur_cfqq, __cfqq->next_rq, false))
                return __cfqq;
 
        if (blk_rq_pos(__cfqq->next_rq) < sector)
@@ -1712,7 +1716,7 @@ static struct cfq_queue *cfqq_close(struct cfq_data *cfqd,
                return NULL;
 
        __cfqq = rb_entry(node, struct cfq_queue, p_node);
-       if (cfq_rq_close(cfqd, cur_cfqq, __cfqq->next_rq))
+       if (cfq_rq_close(cfqd, cur_cfqq, __cfqq->next_rq, false))
                return __cfqq;
 
        return NULL;
@@ -3112,7 +3116,7 @@ cfq_should_preempt(struct cfq_data *cfqd, struct cfq_queue *new_cfqq,
         * if this request is as-good as one we would expect from the
         * current cfqq, let it preempt
         */
-       if (cfq_rq_close(cfqd, cfqq, rq))
+       if (cfq_rq_close(cfqd, cfqq, rq, true))
                return true;
 
        return false;