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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] ext2/ialloc.c cleanup
Alexander Viro wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > It may be possible to hack the test data into ext2 by creating a filesystem
> > with the same number of block groups as the test FFS filesystem with the
> > Smith workload. It may also not be valid for our needs, as we are playing
> > with the actual group selection algorithm, so real pathnames may give us
> > a different layout.
> Umm... What was the block and fragment sizes in their tests?

Size: 502M
Fragment size: 1k
Block size: 8k
Max cluster size: 56k

I haven't been trying to recreate the Smith tests, BTW. Just using
it as a representative workload and something which is worth
optimising for.
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