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

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 13:27:36 EST

On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 09:35:58PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> caching bmap() blocks was a recent addition around 2.3.20, and i suggested
> some time ago to cache pagecache blocks via explicit entries in struct
> page. That would be one solution - but it creates overhead.
> but there isnt anything wrong with having the bhs around to cache blocks -
> think of it as a 'cached and recycled IO buffer entry, with the block
> information cached'.

I was not talking about caching physical blocks but the remaining
buffer-cache support stuff.


Of course it doesn't work. We've performed a software upgrade.
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