RE: [PATCH] Fastwalk: reduce cacheline bouncing of d_count (Changelog@1.1024.1.11)

From: Trond Myklebust (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 10:00:35 EST

>>>>> " " == Alan Cox <> writes:

> I was a little suprised it went in, it never seemed a candidate
> for dealing with a stable tree, just optimisation stuff that is
> 2.5 material only

As you can see, I screwed up on the title, so I may have confused
...but I do agree with your comment. The patch I meant to refer to
(see revised title) does not appear in the 2.5.x tree either.

Have we BTW been shown any numbers that support the alleged benefits?
I may have missed those...

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