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SubjectRe: [PATCH] improve the performance of large sequential write NFS workloads
> On Tue, 2009-12-22 at 13:25 +0100, Jan Kara wrote:
> > I believe that if we had per-bdi dirty_background_ratio and set it low
> > for NFS's bdi,
>
> There's two things there I think:
> 1) bdi_background
> 2) different background ratios per bdi
Right.

> 1) could be 'trivially' done much like we do bdi_dirty in
> get_dirty_limits().
>
> 2) I'm not at all convinced we want to go there.
Yeah. Doing 1) and playing with bdi->min_ratio and bdi->max_ratio should
be the first thing we should try...

Honza
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Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
SuSE CR Labs


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