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SubjectRe: 2.6.29-rc8-git5: Reported regressions from 2.6.28


On Mon, 23 Mar 2009, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> >
> > I think this was tracked back to the effective halving of
> > dirty_ratio by 1cf6e7d83 ("mm: task dirty accounting fix") and
> > doubling the ratio fixed the iozone regression.
>
> Yes, exactly. The patch for fixing this regression is trivial.

I was planning on applying that patch only after 2.6.29 is out, and then
if there are no surprising side effects and nobody complains, we'd then
back-port it into stable.

Linus


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