To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/03/2003 00:05:30
On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 10:33:47AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Nov 28, 2003, at 2:10 PM, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> >has anyone had any problems with NEW_BUFQ_STRATEGY lately?
> >is there consensus on whether or not this is ready to become the 
> >default?
> I think the consensus is that it's stable, but I heard that it can have 
> some pretty horrible performance effects with some file systems if 
> they're exported by NFS.

I tried bonnie++ over NFS, and NEW_BUFQ_STRATEGY didn't affect the results
significantly.  if this effect really does exist, I don't know how to
trigger it.