ionice command

I’ve already written about changing the I/O scheduler for hard disk under Linux and avoiding sudden outburst of disk I/O using ionice utility. Google has sponsored Gelato@UNSW to take a close look at the disk schedulers in Linux, particularly when combined with RAID. They have now published their findings.

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Describes how to deal with high disk I/O generating scripts or programs using ionice and CFQ scheduling class under Linux.

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