new spec: ubuntu by default

Ben Collins bcollins at
Sun Jul 2 19:42:40 BST 2006

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

Ubuntu     -
Debian     -
Linux 1394 -
SwissDisk  -

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