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SubjectRe: File System Performance
The KML in fact doesn't record the writes.  I don't have a large KML,
but it is easy to set one up. Let me know if you need a hand.

- Peter -

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 05:17:05PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Nov 12, 2001 12:41 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > BTW, I've been trying to hunt down a suitable file system aging tool.
> > We're not very happy with Keith Smith's workload because the directory
> > infomation was lost (he was purely studying FFS algorithmic differences
> > - the load isn't 100% suitable for testing other filesystems / algorithms).
> > Constantin Loizides' tools are proving to be rather complex to compile,
> > drive and understand.
> What _may_ be a very interesting tool for doing "real-world" I/O generation
> is to use the InterMezzo KML (kernel modification log), which is basically
> a 100% record of every filesystem operation done (e.g. create, write,
> delete, mkdir, rmdir, etc).
> Peter, do you have any very large KML files which would simulate the usage
> of a filesystem over a long period of time, or would Tacitus have something
> like that?
> Cheers, Andreas
> --
> Andreas Dilger

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