Re: per-char IO tests

From: Chris Mason (
Date: Sun Dec 09 2001 - 10:59:45 EST

On Sunday, December 09, 2001 04:14:30 PM +0100 Russell Coker
<> wrote:

> Both machines run ReiserFS. A quick test indicates that using Ext2 instead
> of ReiserFS triples the performance of write(fd, buf, 1), but this is
> something I already knew (and had mentioned before on the ReiserFS list).

This is most likely from logging the inode as you extend the file. Recent
pre releases for 2.4.17 include a from patch from Andrew that should help,
but I expect reiserfs to still be somewhat slower.

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