lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2006]   [Mar]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
SubjectRe: VFS nr_files accounting
From
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 14:22:02 -0800 (PST)

> From: Dipankar Sarma <dipankar@in.ibm.com>
> Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2006 19:47:17 +0530
>
> > Dave, there is a set of patches in -mm that may handle this
> > better -
> >
> > http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc5/2.6.16-rc5-mm2/broken-out/rcu-batch-tuning.patch
> > http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc5/2.6.16-rc5-mm2/broken-out/fix-file-counting.patch
> > http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc5/2.6.16-rc5-mm2/broken-out/fix-file-counting-fixes.patch
> >
> > Could you please try this in your setup ?
> >
> > The rcu-batch tuning patch provides automatic switching to
> > process as many RCUs as possible if too many of them are queued.
> > The file counting fixes count the file structures correctly.
>
> Thanks, I'll give these patches a spin.

Sigh, this is going to take a while, because there are -mm
dependencies in these patches such as percpu_counter_sum().

I'll have to fish those out of -mm before I can start testing
this.
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2006-03-04 23:30    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans