Commit ea25da48 authored by Paolo Valente's avatar Paolo Valente Committed by Jens Axboe

block, bfq: split bfq-iosched.c into multiple source files

The BFQ I/O scheduler features an optimal fair-queuing
(proportional-share) scheduling algorithm, enriched with several
mechanisms to boost throughput and reduce latency for interactive and
real-time applications. This makes BFQ a large and complex piece of
code. This commit addresses this issue by splitting BFQ into three
main, independent components, and by moving each component into a
separate source file:
1. Main algorithm: handles the interaction with the kernel, and
decides which requests to dispatch; it uses the following two further
components to achieve its goals.
2. Scheduling engine (Hierarchical B-WF2Q+ scheduling algorithm):
computes the schedule, using weights and budgets provided by the above
3. cgroups support: handles group operations (creation, destruction,
move, ...).
Signed-off-by: default avatarPaolo Valente <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJens Axboe <>
parent 6fa3e8d3
......@@ -21,7 +21,8 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_IOSCHED_DEADLINE) += deadline-iosched.o
obj-$(CONFIG_IOSCHED_CFQ) += cfq-iosched.o
obj-$(CONFIG_MQ_IOSCHED_DEADLINE) += mq-deadline.o
obj-$(CONFIG_MQ_IOSCHED_KYBER) += kyber-iosched.o
obj-$(CONFIG_IOSCHED_BFQ) += bfq-iosched.o
bfq-y := bfq-iosched.o bfq-wf2q.o bfq-cgroup.o
obj-$(CONFIG_IOSCHED_BFQ) += bfq.o
obj-$(CONFIG_BLOCK_COMPAT) += compat_ioctl.o
obj-$(CONFIG_BLK_CMDLINE_PARSER) += cmdline-parser.o
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