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SubjectRe: [patch 1/4] fs: cleanup files_lock
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Nick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de> writes:
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> Again, this would be nice, but I didn't see an easy way to do it.
> Even if refcounting obsoleted may_remount_ro, we still have
> mark_files_ro. It's no more complex to rip this all out after my
> patch. I don't see the problem in doing this patch. It has good
> numbers.

Yes agreed. The global lock is currently really painful on workloads
that do a lot of opens and anything to make this better would be good asap.

-Andi

--
ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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