Re: Reiser4 Inclusion

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Mon Jul 17 2006 - 14:04:10 EST

On Sun, 16 Jul 2006 20:02:15 PDT, Caleb Gray said:
> Reiser4's responsiveness is undoubtedly at least twice as fast as ext3.
> I have deployed two nearly identical servers in Florida (I live in
> Washington state) but one difference: one uses ext3 and the other
> reiser4. The ping time of the reiser4 server is (on average) 20ms faster
> than the ext3 server.

OK, I'll bite. What *POSSIBLE* reason is there for the choice of filesystem
to matter to an ICMP Echo Request/Reply? I'm suspecting something else,
like the ext3 server needs to re-ARP before sending the Echo Reply, or some

> and directory structures. (Both of the filesystems have slowed down at a
> similar pace for the duration of their lifetime [about 15ms].)

Unclear why *that* should matter to ICMP either.

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