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    SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] 7.52 second kernel compile
    On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 02:04:18AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > Theodore Tso wrote:
    > >On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 11:34:34PM +1100, Anton Blanchard wrote:
    > >
    > >>>And this *without* the dcache_lock? Hmm. So you are saying there
    > >>>may still be room for improvement?
    > >>>
    > >>I tried the dcache lock patches but found it hard to see a difference,
    > >>for us the mm stuff still seems to be the bottleneck.
    > >>
    > >
    > >Try the patch which gets rid of the BKL in ext2_get_block() --- if you
    > >don't have that, let me know, I've got one kicking around that mostly
    > >works except I haven't validated that it does the right thing if
    > >quotas are enabled.
    > >
    > Is yours different from what's in 2.5.x?

    Yes it is, but it looks like Al's is better in any case. (I hadn't
    realized that Al's changes had gone into 2.5.recent; I've been
    distracted recently with a few other things.)

    - Ted

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