Subject: Re: Limiting disk I/O?
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/12/2007 18:50:29
On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 12:32:49AM +0200, Jukka Marin wrote:
> With softdep, but without the patch, pkgsrc extract takes less than 14
> seconds in case syncer does not kick in during the operation.

Yes, but nothing is written to the disk!  A reasonable comparison would be
how long softdep extract followed by "sync" takes, without the patch.