help please

John Mahoney jmahoney at
Mon Apr 12 17:22:58 UTC 2010

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 3:56 AM, Ameera Haroon <ami_haroon at>wrote:

>  hello.
> My name is Ameera and i am doing an assignment on ubunt 9.1
> the chapters which i have to cover is SECONDARY DISK SCHEDULING MANAGEMENT,
> and i am finding it difficult to find out which algorithm is ubuntu 9.1 for
> it!
> would really appreciate your help!!
> thank you!!

cat /sys/block/*/queue/scheduler

note: the * will most likely be sda or hda

It is probably cfq.

Also, just a tip you will probably find people more likely to help you on
forums if you do not phrase questions
like you need someone to do your homework ;)
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