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Re: XFS performance issues: O_DIRECT and Linux 2.6.6+

To: James Foris <james.foris@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS performance issues: O_DIRECT and Linux 2.6.6+
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 14:24:11 +1000
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On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 04:37:58PM -0500, James Foris wrote:
> It worked against linus' current tree (2.6.9-rc2), and initial tests
> look VERY good!

Ah, good to hear.

> It will take a few days to get access to the high-speed RAID so that
> I can test the effects out there, but this is definately the right track!
> I will report what happens.


> I guess the question now is what is needed to get this broadly
> reviewed, tested, finalized, and (hopefully) into the mainline?

I'll push it along once I've tidied it up a bit & am happy that
its correct; you needn't worry about that side of things.

> Also, where can I pick up the XFS test/validation suite that I have
> seen discussed here ?  (It does not seem to be packaged anywhere
> on the oss.sgi.com FTP site.)

In the xfs-cmds cvs tree, the xfstests directory.



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