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SubjectRe: [BENCHMARK] ext3, reiser, jfs, xfs effect on contest
On Saturday 01 Feb 2003 12:37 am, Hans Reiser wrote:
> Be sure to create the tar on the same filesystem that you unpack it onto
> --- readdir order affects performance.

The tar creation is on the same filesystem as the unpacking

> A result that we are faster for writes and slower for reads for
> workloads without large directories or small files is believable.
> compilation is not an effective benchmark anymore, not for Linux
> filesystems, they are all just too fast (or is it that the compilers are
> too slow?....)
> I don't know what ioload does....

io load simply repeatedly writes a 256Mb file to the same filesystem as the
compilation is occurring in. io_other writes the 256Mb file to a different
hard disk containing the filesystem in question.

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