Re: [00/17] Large Blocksize Support V3

From: William Lee Irwin III
Date: Fri Apr 27 2007 - 22:39:11 EST

On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 12:27:45PM +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
> I guess 10% isn't a small amount. Though it would be nice to have
> before/after numbers for Linux. And, like Andrew was saying, we could
> just _attempt_ to put contiguous pages in pagecache rather than
> _require_ it. Which is still robust under fragmentation, and benefits
> everyone, not just files with a large pagecache size.

What sort of strategy do you intend to use to speculatively populate
the pagecache with contiguous pages?

-- wli
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