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

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 10:20:14 EST

On Maw, 2003-07-08 at 16:00, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> ...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...

A while ago yes - on very big SMP boxes.

Its no big problem to me since I can just back it out of -ac

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