Re: Switching to MQ by default may generate some bug reports

From: Paolo Valente
Date: Thu Aug 03 2017 - 05:44:14 EST

> Il giorno 03 ago 2017, alle ore 11:42, Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> ha scritto:
> On Thu, Aug 03, 2017 at 05:17:21PM +0800, Ming Lei wrote:
>> Hi Mel Gorman,
>> On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 4:51 PM, Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi Christoph,
>>> I know the reasons for switching to MQ by default but just be aware that it's
>>> not without hazards albeit it the biggest issues I've seen are switching
>>> CFQ to BFQ. On my home grid, there is some experimental automatic testing
>>> running every few weeks searching for regressions. Yesterday, it noticed
>>> that creating some work files for a postgres simulator called pgioperf
>>> was 38.33% slower and it auto-bisected to the switch to MQ. This is just
>>> linearly writing two files for testing on another benchmark and is not
>>> remarkable. The relevant part of the report is
>> We saw some SCSI-MQ performance issue too, please see if the following
>> patchset fixes your issue:
> That series is dealing with problems with legacy-deadline vs mq-none where
> as the bulk of the problems reported in this mail are related to
> legacy-CFQ vs mq-BFQ.

Out-of-curiosity: you get no regression with mq-none or mq-deadline?


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