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SubjectRe: [RFC] Heads up on sys_fallocate()
On Wed, 7 March 2007 09:51:35 +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
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> I'll probably first write some userspace fs-reorganizer to find out how
> much these changes in layout are able to give you in performance (i.e.
> whether it's worth the effort of more complicated kernel online
> defragmenter).

Have tried profiling the read accesses and prereading them
asynchronously on startup? That appears to have improved E17 a lot.
See http://lca2007.linux.org.au/talk/101 (and watch the video).

Jörn

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