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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] ext4: Calculate and verify inode checksums
    On Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 10:10:52AM -0700, Sunil Mushran wrote:
    > On 04/07/2011 09:40 AM, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
    > >That said, I haven't really quantified the performance impact of this naive
    > >approach yet, so I wonder -- did you see a similar scenario with ocfs2, and
    > >what kind of performance increase did you get by adapting the code to use the
    > >jbd2 trigger? If there's potentially a large increase, it would be interesting
    > >to apply the same conversion to the group descriptor checksumming code too.
    > Joel Becker may remember the overhead. He wrote the patch. That said we have few
    > differences. ocfs2 has larger (blocksized) inodes. Also, it computes ECC. The code
    > is in fs/ocfs2/blockcheck.c.

    ocfs2 does the journal access/journal dirty cycle a lot more
    than extN. I think you'd want to generate your own numbers.



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