Subject: Re: New hash algorithm - FNV - for use in the kernel
To: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/27/2001 16:52:50
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 11:40:39AM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> All this results in is the change not happening because the original
> poster is frustrated and gets discouraged, and then (often the
> same) people complaining in the future about how other systems (e.g
> FreeBSD) are leaps and bounds ahead in various performance stakes.
I suspect you'd see some more obvious improvement if you tried using it
(or a different hash) for e.g. the namei cache.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>