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

From: Hanna Linder (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 13:19:40 EST

--On Tuesday, July 08, 2003 08:10:10 PM +0200 Trond Myklebust <> wrote:

>>>>>> " " == Hanna Linder <> writes:
> > The change Trond pointed out was added by Al Viro
> > after fastwalk was included in 2.5.11 which I backported.
> IIRC, Al vetoed the NFS cto change that went into 2.4.x because he
> claimed he was planning on providing an alternative fix that would
> better fit the unionfs.
> As that apparently won't materialize in 2.6.x, I'm in any case
> planning on presenting the open(".") patch (or some variant of it) to
> Linus.

Then I apologize for my bad memory. I dont remember that thread.
This fastwalk stuff was originally written over a year ago.

Please push your bugfix as you know the NFS area much better
than I do.



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