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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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