Re: [Kiobuf-io-devel] RFC: Kernel mechanism: Compound event wait

From: Ingo Molnar (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 14:46:37 EST

On Tue, 6 Feb 2001, Ben LaHaise wrote:

> > > You mentioned non-spindle base io devices in your last message. Take
> > > something like a big RAM disk. Now compare kiobuf base io to buffer
> > > head based io. Tell me which one is going to perform better.
> >
> > roughly equal performance when using 4K bhs. And a hell of a lot more
> > complex and volatile code in the kiobuf case.
> I'm willing to benchmark you on this.

sure. Could you specify the actual workload, and desired test-setups?


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