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Unformatted text preview: requests were dispatched May cause starvation of some requests. Linux : block I/O
1. 2. 3. 4. File system accepts I/O request from user application File system determines address of sector on device and includes it in a bio structure File system submits the I/O request, using the bio it has constructed, to the scheduler I/O scheduler adds request to scheduling structure(s) Linux : block I/O
1. 2. 3. Device driver issues dispatch notice to I/ O scheduler I/O scheduler returns next request, removes request from scheduling structure(s) File system and device drivers handle communication with devices, buffers, and user applications Questions?
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- Spring '08
- Operating Systems