[Haifux] lecture (series) proposal: the story of alice and bob - the I/O requests

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 16:19:42 MSK 2011

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 02:59,  <choo at actcom.co.il> wrote:
> In this story, we'll follow the life story of alice - a
> file-systemized I/O request, and bob - a raw-device I/O
> request, from their birth, until they reach heaven (the disk
> or the USB camera or...).
> In addition, we will cover some system parameters that affect
> I/O requests, the buffer cache, disk I/O schedulers and tools
> used to track and count I/O (including - why is process-based
> I/O accounting so tricky).
> i didn't even write down the table of contents yet (with my
> poor PC's untimely crippledness) - but i imagine 2 meetings
> may be needed to cover this.
> any takers? anyone already has all the needed material (lack
> of such material was the initial trigger for this proposal)?

Why, oh why did all the good lectures wait for me to move from Haifa?!

Please document this lecture so that us here in sand and cholera might
at least read them later. Good luck!

Dotan Cohen


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