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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/5] Btrfs: stop using btrfs_schedule_bio()

On 10.07.19 г. 22:28 ч., Tejun Heo wrote:
> From: Chris Mason <>
> btrfs_schedule_bio() hands IO off to a helper thread to do the actual
> submit_bio() call. This has been used to make sure async crc and
> compression helpers don't get stuck on IO submission. To maintain good
> performance, over time the IO submission threads duplicated some IO
> scheduler characteristics such as high and low priority IOs and they
> also made some ugly assumptions about request allocation batch sizes.
> All of this cost at least one extra context switch during IO submission,
> and doesn't fit well with the modern blkmq IO stack. So, this commit stops
> using btrfs_schedule_bio(). We may need to adjust the number of async
> helper threads for crcs and compression, but long term it's a better
> path.
> Signed-off-by: Chris Mason <>
> Reviewed-by: Josef Bacik <>

Reviewed-by: Nikolay Borisov <>


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