new spec: ubuntu by default

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Jul 3 16:21:07 BST 2006

On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 02:41:37PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-07-02 at 11:40 -0600, Joey Stanford wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > 
> > I've drafted up a new spec and would very much appreciate feedback.  I'm
> > new to spec writing.  Hopefully I have done this correctly.  I've
> > specifically asked for Matt Z and Matt E to review.
> > 
> >
> > 
> > Enable CFQ by Default
> I read the spec, but I think it goes about setting the default the wrong
> way. It should be set in the kernel, so we don't have to mess with boot
> loader config files. Doing this makes upgrades work, and is less prone
> to problems.
> In actuality, you've just reminded me of something I was going to do for
> edgy anyway. Basically CFQ for our desktop kernels, and deadline for our
> server kernels. Even set in the kernel, these defaults can be changed by
> the user using the methods you mentioned (boot loader command line
> args).

Ben, I've set you as approver on the spec.  Please work with Joey to get the
spec to reflect the approach you feel is correct, and submit it for review.

 - mdz

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