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SubjectRe: [PATCH] concurrent block allocation for ext2 against 2.5.64
William Lee Irwin III <> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2003 at 12:24:31AM -0800, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> >> Next pass involves lockmeter:
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2003 at 01:47:58AM -0800, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> > Throughput 39.2014 MB/sec 128 procs
> > dbench 128 142.51s user 10828.91s system 964% cpu 18:57.88 total
> > That's an 83% reduction in throughput from applying lockmeter.
> > Um, somebody should look into this. The thing is a bloody doorstop:
> Okay, dump_stack() every once in a while when we schedule() in down().


> No good ideas how to script the results so I have the foggiest idea
> who's the bad guy. gzipped and MIME attached (Sorry!) for space reasons.

lock_super() in the ext2 inode allocator mainly. It needs the same treatment.

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