Subject: Re: msdosfs performance problem
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/01/2005 07:32:40
On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 04:58:25PM -0800, Chuck Silvers wrote:

> > Then I should see the same behaviour for ufs, but I don't.
> ffs optimizes extending writes such that nothing is read from disk
> and pages are not redundantly zeroed before being filled with new data

Thanks. I will have a look at the ffs code to understand how it
does this optimization exactly.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."