Re: Work Queue for btrfs compression writes
From: Nick Krause
Date: Wed Jul 30 2014 - 00:54:38 EST
On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:37 AM, Gareth Pye <gareth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You've been replied to politely, now listen and do or shut up.
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 1:54 PM, Nick Krause <xerofoify@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hey Guys ,
>> I am new to reading and writing kernel code.I got interested in
>> writing code for btrfs as it seems to
>> need more work then other file systems and this seems other then
>> drivers, a good use of time on my part.
>> I interested in helping improving the compression of btrfs by using a
>> set of threads using work queues like XFS
>> or reads and keeping the page cache after reading compressed blocks as
>> these seem to be a great way to improve
>> on compression performance mostly with large partitions of compressed
>> data. I am not asking you to write the code
>> for me but as I am new a little guidance and help would be greatly
>> appreciated as this seems like too much work for just a newbie.
>> Thanks A lot,
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> Gareth Pye
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> "Dear God, I would like to file a bug report"
I am asking for advice on not writing the code but can someone please
test this for me as I don't have many hard drives lying around. In addition
I am new to btrfs , so I would like to known if this is a good idea or should
I just drop it?
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