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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] [PATCH] distributed counters for ext2 to avoid group scaning


>>>>> Andrew Morton (AM) writes:

AM> Which is why I'm waiting to see some profiles and benchmarks.
AM> Judging from the last set of profiles, in which
AM> ext2_count_free_blocks() was not present, this may not be
AM> justified.

first of all, ext2_count_free_blocks() is used by orlov allocator
only which in turn is used to create dirs only. so, I do not think
dbench may show possible improvement. also, I understand it isn't
bottleneck absolutely, but I think it may reduce memory footprint.
Probably, we may use dcounters for huge fs only (i.e. make it

with best regards, Alex

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