Documentation: remove anticipatory scheduler info
Randy Dunlap [Thu, 11 Nov 2010 11:09:59 +0000 (12:09 +0100)]
Remove anticipatory block I/O scheduler info from Documentation/
since the code has been deleted.

Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
Reported-by: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>
Cc: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jaxboe@fusionio.com>

Documentation/block/switching-sched.txt
Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
Documentation/rbtree.txt

index d5af3f6..71cfbdc 100644 (file)
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ you can do so by typing:
 As of the Linux 2.6.10 kernel, it is now possible to change the
 IO scheduler for a given block device on the fly (thus making it possible,
 for instance, to set the CFQ scheduler for the system default, but
-set a specific device to use the anticipatory or noop schedulers - which
+set a specific device to use the deadline or noop schedulers - which
 can improve that device's throughput).
 
 To set a specific scheduler, simply do this:
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ a "cat /sys/block/DEV/queue/scheduler" - the list of valid names
 will be displayed, with the currently selected scheduler in brackets:
 
 # cat /sys/block/hda/queue/scheduler
-noop anticipatory deadline [cfq]
-# echo anticipatory > /sys/block/hda/queue/scheduler
+noop deadline [cfq]
+# echo deadline > /sys/block/hda/queue/scheduler
 # cat /sys/block/hda/queue/scheduler
-noop [anticipatory] deadline cfq
+noop [deadline] cfq
index ed45e98..92e83e5 100644 (file)
@@ -706,7 +706,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
                        arch/x86/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/elanfreq.c.
 
        elevator=       [IOSCHED]
-                       Format: {"anticipatory" | "cfq" | "deadline" | "noop"}
+                       Format: {"cfq" | "deadline" | "noop"}
                        See Documentation/block/as-iosched.txt and
                        Documentation/block/deadline-iosched.txt for details.
 
index 221f38b..19f8278 100644 (file)
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ three rotations, respectively, to balance the tree), with slightly slower
 To quote Linux Weekly News:
 
     There are a number of red-black trees in use in the kernel.
-    The anticipatory, deadline, and CFQ I/O schedulers all employ
-    rbtrees to track requests; the packet CD/DVD driver does the same.
+    The deadline and CFQ I/O schedulers employ rbtrees to
+    track requests; the packet CD/DVD driver does the same.
     The high-resolution timer code uses an rbtree to organize outstanding
     timer requests.  The ext3 filesystem tracks directory entries in a
     red-black tree.  Virtual memory areas (VMAs) are tracked with red-black