Re: ext4 performance regression 2.6.27-stable versus 2.6.32 andlater

From: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
Date: Mon Aug 02 2010 - 12:10:17 EST

On Mon, 02 Aug 2010, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Aug 2010, Kay Diederichs wrote:
> > Performance-wise, we tried mounting with barrier versus nobarrier (or
> > barrier=1 versus barrier=0) and re-did the 2.6.32+ benchmarks. It turned
> > out that the benchmark difference with and without barrier is less than
> > the variation between runs (which is much higher with 2.6.32+ than with
> > 2.6.27-stable), so the influence seems to be minor.
> Did you check interactions with the IO scheduler?

Never mind, I reread your first message, and you did. I apologise for the

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Henrique Holschuh
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