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[Bug 1008400] Re: Ubuntu server uses CFQ scheduler instead of deadline


In my humble opinion, several kernel options should be tested before each new Ubuntu version to see what is the best one at the time.
This is one such option.
Isn't the CFQ scheduler in better shape in Ubuntu 14.04?
Maybe not, I am just asking :-).
Thanks for the info! :-)

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  Ubuntu server uses CFQ scheduler instead of deadline

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
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Bug description:
  Ubuntu server now uses the '-generic' kernel, as the '-server' kernel
  doesn't exist anymore. With this change the default server disk
  scheduler changed from deadline to CFQ. This is very bad for servers,
  deadline should absolutely be the default for servers.

  For example we moved some KVM images to an Ubuntu 12.04 server, but we
  had to revert as we got lots of disk errors and eventually frozen
  disks on these KVM's due to write timeouts. It took us a while before
  we found out that this 12.04 server used CFQ, which surprised us a

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