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Linux 2.6.32-rc5 Released

As mentioned in the -rc4 notes, this was a short week for the -rc series, since I'm leaving for the yearly kernel summit tomorrow morning.
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Tuning CFQ - What Station is That?

The last article was a quick overview of the 4 schedulers in the Linux kernel. This article takes a closer look at the Completely Fair Queuing (CFQ) scheduler and how you can tune it.
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Linux 2.6.32-rc4 Released

Another week, another -rc. About 60% of the patch is just a single new huge and bloated SCSI FC driver (yeah, I was close to not merging it at all), and if you look at all drivers and arch/blackfin, they together account for about 97%+ of the diffs since -rc3.
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I Have a Schedule to Keep--IO Schedulers

The Linux kernel has several different IO schedulers. This article provides an introduction to the concept of schedulers and what options exist for Linux.
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Linux 2.6.32-rc3 Released

Yes, it's really -rc3, because I'm skipping -rc2 entirely.
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