Re: [reiserfs-list] Mutt performance with Maildir format: wasReiserFS seems to be stable as of 2.4.4

2001-05-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Wednesday, May 09, 2001 04:54:00 AM -0700 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ragnar Kjørstad wrote: On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 08:26:23PM +0200, Philippe Gramoulle wrote: Just wanted to let you know my benchmarks on a dual 650Mhz, SCSI disks and 2.4.4 + 1.5 Go RAM mbox file of

Re: [reiserfs-list] Here we go again

2001-05-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, May 10, 2001 02:22:39 AM +0400 Vladimir V. Saveliev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Chris Mason wrote: Did you change this to work so? I guess no, because this change would touch not only reiserfs_get_block but few other things. As in 3.5 - every pointer still had to exist

Re: [reiserfs-list] [patch] ignore forcefsck

2001-05-19 Thread Chris Mason
On Saturday, May 19, 2001 11:31:29 AM -0700 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris Mason wrote: On Saturday, May 19, 2001 06:40:48 PM +0200 Dirk Mueller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sam, 19 Mai 2001, Hans Reiser wrote: fsck should never be run automatically. That sysadmin

Re: [reiserfs-list] What about this one liner in fix_node.c?

2001-05-19 Thread Chris Mason
On Sunday, May 20, 2001 12:07:33 AM +0200 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Chris, is this one usefull or obsolete? diff -ur linux/fs/reiserfs/fix_node.c linux/fs/reiserfs/fix_node.c --- linux/fs/reiserfs/fix_node.c Mon Jan 15 18:31:19 2001 +++ linux/fs/reiserfs/fix_node.c

Re: [reiserfs-list] optimizing reiserfs for large files?

2001-06-14 Thread Chris Mason
. Chris Mason has lately written a patch to improve the performance of file writes (especially for concurrent writes as it removes some global kernel locks if I understand him correctly) performance. It is beta quality, as it was never included in any official kernel (nor -ac) yet

[reiserfs-list] Re: What about your reiserfs-cleanup patch?

2001-06-14 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, June 15, 2001 01:36:19 AM +0200 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Chris, here comes the starting snipped of it: I just sent it to Alan today (or yesterday, I forget), it is included in 2.4.5-ac14. -chris

Re: [reiserfs-list] Don't worry ?

2001-06-18 Thread Chris Mason
On Sunday, June 17, 2001 04:31:03 PM +0200 Stefan Traby [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi ! I just found a single line with 1026 chars in syslog (I split it up here) Looks strange. Anyway, the filesystem seems fully ok, I do every night a full backup by rsync and there are no problems

Re: [reiserfs-list] knfsd ?

2001-06-19 Thread Chris Mason
On Sunday, June 17, 2001 07:42:12 PM +0200 Jens Benecke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 07:23:34PM +0200, Dirk Mueller wrote: and also what is going to happened if i use the kernel nfsd with reiserfs, any loss of data ? or only slow operations ? Both. When is this

[reiserfs-list] Re: Reiserfs usage of get_hash_table()

2001-07-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Saturday, June 30, 2001 09:06:16 PM -0300 Marcelo Tosatti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I was taking a look at reiserfs code on 2.4.5 and I found out something which may be hurting performance quite badly. There are quite a few places using get_hash_table() in the code without

Re: [reiserfs-list] Some obscure messages with postfix(20010228pl03-5) and probably reiser-fs(3.6.25)

2001-07-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, July 03, 2001 12:41:00 PM +0400 Vladimir V. Saveliev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Jörg Spilker wrote: Hello, here a part of my syslog: Jun 30 11:33:04 daolin postfix/smtpd[2310]: 1F1101536: client=localhost[127.0.0.1] Jun 30 11:33:04 daolin postfix/cleanup[2193]:

Re: [reiserfs-list] The mount patch at 2.4.6: it is needed?

2001-07-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, July 05, 2001 04:14:49 PM -0300 Thomas T. Soares [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all. I did a test applying the v2.4.5/fs/reiserfs/super.c (umount) patch over the new 2.4.6 and no .rej was renerated plus the system seems to be operating normally with this kernel... What

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.6 is out .. reiserfs patch needed ?

2001-07-12 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, July 12, 2001 06:09:55 PM +0200 Stefan Fleiter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Dirk! On Thu, 12 Jul 2001 Dirk Mueller wrote: --- dir.c~ Wed Jul 4 14:52:37 2001 +++ dir.c Wed Jul 4 14:53:43 2001 [..] This chunk is still missing in 2.4.7-pre6. Is it possible to

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.6 is out .. reiserfs patch needed ?

2001-07-13 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, July 13, 2001 04:52:36 PM +0400 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Stefan Fleiter wrote: Hi Chris! On Thu, 12 Jul 2001 Chris Mason wrote: Bug fixes need testing, regardless of how correct they look. You are right, yes. But I think there often are patches sent

Re: [reiserfs-list] Memory problem on mounting

2001-07-17 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, July 17, 2001 01:09:02 PM -0600 Matt Zinkevicius [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hmmm, which kernel are you using? reiserfs does release the buffers on unmount, but the kernel might not put them back on the free list right away. They should still be available for reuse under memory

[reiserfs-list] Re: ReiserFS LVM on IDE RAID-0+1 with 2.4.6 (-ac2+)?

2001-07-12 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, July 12, 2001 02:09:19 AM +0200 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Chris, I have a chicken egg problem with ReiserFS LVM on an IDE RAID-0+1 (Highpoint HPT370) with Linux 2.4.6-ac2+ and SuSE 7.2. Yes, SuSE 7.2 is 2.4.4 only but I think 2.4.6 (at least) is needed

Re: [reiserfs-list] 3.5.33+ log all data performance

2001-07-31 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, July 31, 2001 10:47:55 PM +0400 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Philip, these numbers are really valuable to our decision making, and depressing. Thanks for helping us with this. It seems we need v4. Chris, Andrew, if you can find a rescuing cleverness, please let

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.7+unlink...patch+vmware crashes+errors(was: Re: [reiserfs-list] Kernel 2.4.7 Released! Any Updates?)

2001-07-31 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, July 31, 2001 11:01:23 PM +0200 Manuel Krause [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You meant find -inum 39253? Heavy work to find this term searching this NG ;-) Yes, sorry about that. But the method worked. At that inode I found a netscape cache file what may? show that my vs-:

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs oopses

2001-08-06 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, August 02, 2001 10:58:33 AM +0200 Charl P. Botha [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Btw. you have to decode the oopses through ksymoops for them to be useful. I would have liked to, but my ksymoops was also not being itself. I was hoping the call-traces (which are symbolic in my

Re: [reiserfs-list] lilo dies after converting / to reiserfs

2001-08-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, August 09, 2001 05:22:29 PM -0500 Bill Shupp [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 8/9/01 5:18 PM, Pietro Abate at [EMAIL PROTECTED] spake: Hi On Thu, Aug 09, 2001 at 04:46:20PM -0500, Bill Shupp wrote: LIL lilo does not work with reiserfs; it does not detect the partition type

Re: [reiserfs-list] lilo dies after converting / to reiserfs

2001-08-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, August 09, 2001 05:27:35 PM -0500 Bill Shupp [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: on 8/9/01 5:23 PM, Chris Mason at [EMAIL PROTECTED] spake: lilo does work with reiserfs ;-) Bill, which version of lilo are you running? lilo version is 21.4-4. Ah, that's the problem. You want at least

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: 2.4.7-ac4 disk thrashing

2001-08-08 Thread Chris Mason
On Wednesday, August 08, 2001 07:07:39 PM +0400 Vladimir V.Saveliev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Vladimir V.Saveliev wrote: dbench 32 Throughput 34.7552 MB/sec (NB=43.444 MB/sec 347.552 MBit/sec) 24.620u 73.980s 2:02.55 80.4% 0+0k 0+0io 911pf+0w Throughput 21.8827 MB/sec

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.9 Problems

2001-08-17 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday 17 August 2001 06:47 am, Didi Rieder wrote: --On Friday, August 17, 2001 08:42:38 PM +1000 Daniel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I had the same problems - with kernel 2.4.5, when I was chmoding/chowning 1000s (even 1s) of files. It went away in kernel 2.4.6 I think. I thought it

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.9 Problems

2001-08-17 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday 17 August 2001 09:33 am, Didi Rieder wrote: --On Friday, August 17, 2001 09:07:45 AM -0400 Chris Mason [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On a 2GB machine, I'd blame some of the recent VM changes, but that is pure speculation on my part. Could you please turn highmem off (lowering your

[reiserfs-list] Re: status of reiserfsck (was something about resizing)

2001-08-22 Thread Chris Mason
On Wednesday, August 22, 2001 05:40:35 PM +0400 Vladimir V. Saveliev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Chris Mason wrote: Hi guys, Is there a schedule/map for things that need to happen before 3.x.0k is no longer considered a pre release? There's not much point in calling 3.x.0j

Re: [reiserfs-list] Unaligned access on IA64 2.4.9 + 010820 patch

2001-09-25 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, September 25, 2001 08:50:48 PM +0200 Philippe Gramoulle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, After i managed to get this Debian working on the DELL 7150 (thx bdale :), i installed a stock 2.4.9 + mosberger linux-2.4.9-ia64-010820.diff.bz2 patch. Please also apply Jeff Mahoney's

Re: [reiserfs-list] Reiserfs Oops message

2001-09-25 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, September 25, 2001 12:01:42 PM -0700 W. Wilson Ho [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Before I dig in further, does the following Oops message sound like a known bug that has been fixed? journal-1577: handle trans id 3008 != current trans id 3009 No, not a known bug at

[reiserfs-list] please test 2.4.11pre1

2001-10-01 Thread Chris Mason
Hello everyone, 2.4.11pre1 has some significant changes which affect almost everything that touches a disk in linux. The buffer cache is now backed by an address space per device (made possible by Andrea's blkdev changes in 2.4.10), and many cleanups were done by Linus and Al Viro. In every

Re: [reiserfs-list] Quotas / Production Quality

2001-10-19 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, October 19, 2001 03:27:45 PM +0200 Philippe Gramoullé [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, On Sun, 14 Oct 2001 18:54:12 -0400 Chris Mason wrote: Hello everyone, This is beta code, it is working here, but should not be used on production machines. We tried the new quota format

Re: [reiserfs-list] Quotas working damn well :o)

2001-10-25 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, October 25, 2001 08:57:58 AM +0200 Laradji nacer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: this patch work with kernel 2.4.10 and redhat ? Untested on 2.4.10, or the redhat 2.4.10. Since you have to rebuild anyway, I'd suggest 2.4.12-ac or a 2.4.13. The README file talks about which patches

Re: [reiserfs-list] Quotas working damn well :o)

2001-10-25 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, October 25, 2001 05:44:48 PM +0400 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Forgive me for losing track of patches Chris, but are you saying here that a complete quota solution got merged into 2.4.13, and we no longer have to maintain anything separate from the kernel? That would

Re: [reiserfs-list] Disk fragmentation and performance degradation caused by NFS/ preallocation code interaction

2001-10-25 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, October 23, 2001 02:19:57 PM -0400 Anne Milicia [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [ great analysis of fragmentation problem + fix ] So, my question is can journal_mark_freed() be safely skipped when reiserfs_free_block() is called by __discard_prealloc()? Can you think of any

Re: [reiserfs-list] Disk fragmentation and performance degradation caused by NFS/ preallocation code interaction

2001-10-25 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, October 25, 2001 03:06:27 PM -0600 Eric Whiting [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here is some feedback of 2.4.13+the patch from Chris. Two tests: local fs and NFS. I still see odd things happening at files above 300G. This is reiserfs formatted -v2 (3.6) with a default mount (tail).

Re: [reiserfs-list] hardlinks - knfsd - reiserfs bug

2001-10-26 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, October 26, 2001 02:18:24 PM -0400 Anne Milicia [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gunnar Raetsch wrote: Details: on hebb (server): - cd /export/hebb mkdir test1 test2 cp /bin/tcsh . cd test1 ln ../tcsh tcsh cd ../test2 ln ../tcsh tcsh Hi Vladimir, Excuse

Re: [reiserfs-list] [BUG?][TESTING] new patches on ftp.namesys.com: 2.4.15-pre4

2001-11-16 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, November 16, 2001 07:02:37 PM +0300 Vladimir V. Saveliev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Ed Tomlinson wrote: No when I make the snapshot (of my root partn) its rw. How do you provide that at that time there are transactions to be replied? snapshot is read-only device so it

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs multi-user performance issues

2001-11-16 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, November 16, 2001 05:07:59 PM -0500 Philip R. Auld [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We see much better performance without O_SYNC jobs. With it the journaling really hurts. So that seems to be the issue here. Ok, you really want the attached patch then, porting it back to 2.4.7

Re: [reiserfs-list] linux-2.4.15-pre5 + quota patches

2001-11-16 Thread Chris Mason
Ok, the new patches are uploaded to the ftp site, once the mirror copies them over you can find them at: ftp.suse.com/pub/people/mason/patches/reiserfs/quota-2.4/2.4.15 -chris

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH] 2.4.10 improved reiserfs a lot, butcould still be better

2001-09-25 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, September 25, 2001 02:54:58 PM +0200 Jorge Nerín [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Who says test.zero is a linear file and it's not scattered around the whole disk and the fs layer is filling holes...? If it's the case the write cache is a BIG win, just think that the fs writes a chunk

[reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH] Significant performace improvements on reiserfs systems

2001-09-20 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, September 20, 2001 07:08:25 PM +0200 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please have a look at Robert Love's Linux kernel preemption patches and the conversation about my reported latency results. Andrew Morton has patches that significantly improve the reiserfs latency,

Re: [reiserfs-list] [PATCH] 2.4.10 improved reiserfs a lot, butcould still be better

2001-09-24 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, September 24, 2001 10:09:59 PM +0800 Beau Kuiper [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all again, I have updated my last set of patches for reiserfs to run on the 2.4.10 kernel. The new set of patches create a new method to do kupdated syncs. On filesystems that do no support this

Re: [reiserfs-list] current state of reiserfs, patches needed with current kernel, lvm, quotas, nfs?

2001-11-27 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, November 27, 2001 06:44:51 PM +0100 Rasmus Bøg Hansen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: Q: Quotas: Is it still necessary to apply patches to get quotas work? I Yes. ftp.suse.com/pub/people/mason/patches/reiserfs/quota-2.4/2.4.15 (It

[reiserfs-list] new reisefs quota patches

2001-11-28 Thread Chris Mason
Ok, the new quota patches for 2.4.16 are in: ftp.suse.com/pub/people/mason/patches/reiserfs/quota-2.4/2.4.16 It might take a few hours for the mirror to update. Thanks to Jan Kara for sending the updated quota v2 patch. -chris

Re: [reiserfs-list] Reiserfs-Fix in 2.4.12-ac2

2001-10-14 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, October 15, 2001 12:35:01 AM +0200 Erik Tews [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi I saw that there is a reiserfs-fix in 2.4.12-ac2. What kind of bug is that? I did not notice anybody here talking about a buffer-problem. This is a bug that Vladimir found. In the pure linus kernel,

[reiserfs-list] reiserfs quota patches for 2.4.13-pre2

2001-10-15 Thread Chris Mason
(resend, first bounced due to size limit on reiserfs-list) Hello everyone, This is beta code, it is working here, but should not be used on production machines. Jan Kara has been maintaining a set of reiserfs quota patches for a while, based on the v2 quota code. This has the advantage of

[reiserfs-list] Re: per-char IO tests

2001-12-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Sunday, December 09, 2001 04:14:30 PM +0100 Russell Coker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Both machines run ReiserFS. A quick test indicates that using Ext2 instead of ReiserFS triples the performance of write(fd, buf, 1), but this is something I already knew (and had mentioned before on

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs quota patches for 2.4.17

2001-12-13 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, December 13, 2001 09:39:54 PM +0100 Philippe Gramoullé [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Chris, I just got 2.4.16 quota patches few hours ago before i saw this post so i wanted to download the new patches but right now there is no 2.4.17 directory on the suse.com ftp server. The

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: funny file permission after reiserfsck

2001-12-13 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, December 13, 2001 11:17:12 PM +0100 Manuel Krause [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 12/13/2001 10:45 PM, Chris Mason wrote: On Thursday, December 13, 2001 10:41:13 PM +0100 Manuel Krause [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's very clear now that the expanding-truncate-4 patch needs

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: funny file permission after reiserfsck

2001-12-13 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, December 13, 2001 11:51:13 PM +0100 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: With 2.4.16 +reiserfs-patches: Andrew Mortons low-latency patch http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/2.4.16-low-latency.patch.gz (from page http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/schedlat.html ) This

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: funny file permission after reiserfsck

2001-12-13 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, December 14, 2001 12:52:19 AM +0100 Manuel Krause [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That might be no good idea. I've now double checked that I really applied the mentioned patches but still get corruptions in the old way. A --rebuild-tree fixes them, I reboot and reboot *again* some

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: Linux-2.4.17-rc1 boot problem (fwd)

2001-12-15 Thread Chris Mason
I can confirm oopsen here when finish_unfinished is called when remounting something (any FS doesn't have to be root) from readonly to readwrite. Looking for the cause... -chris

Re: [reiserfs-list] Linux-2.4.17-rc1 boot problem (fwd)

2001-12-16 Thread Chris Mason
[cursing] I think its almost the same bug we found on friday in the P patch (not in the kernel yet) where 3.6.x filesystems are missing some intialization on remounts from ro to rw. Marcelo, you're bcc'd to let you know progress has been made, and to keep replies out of your inbox until we've

[reiserfs-list] Re: Linux-2.4.17-rc1 boot problem (fwd)

2001-12-16 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, December 17, 2001 01:52:23 AM +0100 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [cursing] I think its almost the same bug we found on friday in the P patch (not in the kernel yet) where 3.6.x filesystems are missing some intialization on remounts from ro to rw. Marcelo, you're

[reiserfs-list] Re: patch archive for current kernels (2.4.17-rc2)?

2001-12-20 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, December 20, 2001 06:17:06 PM +0100 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Hans and Chris, is it to much to hope that the reiser team held there ftp archive up todate? Shouldn't we a have a 2.4.17-rc.pending archive, already? In general rediffing for every pre-release

[reiserfs-list] Re: [Dri-devel] Voodoo5 SLI / AA

2002-01-07 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, January 07, 2002 11:22:35 PM +0100 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sunday, 7. January 2002 13:11, Russell Coker wrote: On Mon, 7 Jan 2002 13:11, pesarif wrote: 1. How big is the journal? 32M. It is possible to change this, but currently that requires recompiling

Re: [reiserfs-list] kernel dump

2002-01-09 Thread Chris Mason
sympathy is appropriate, though I think that advising him to upgrade to the latest Marcelo kernel and retry is appropriate. I understand that some of these patches may originate from Chris Mason (e.g. quota), but for others, I'm totally lost. I have checked namesys ftp repository and have

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs problem

2002-01-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Wednesday, January 09, 2002 02:49:40 PM +0100 Andre Holzner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Reiserfs Gurus, I'm using Redhat's 2.2.19-6.2.1.1 on a Pentium III SMP Machine with ReiserFS version 3.5.34(w/quota support). I just managed to crash the machine once again by doing a

Re: [reiserfs-list] kernel dump

2002-01-09 Thread Chris Mason
On Wednesday, January 09, 2002 06:46:26 PM +0300 Oleg Drokin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello! On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 10:42:45AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote: I understand that some of these patches may originate from Chris Mason (e.g. quota), but for others, I'm totally lost. I have

Re: [reiserfs-list] mount problem

2002-01-16 Thread Chris Mason
On Wednesday, January 16, 2002 12:36:30 PM +0100 Markus Heller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hi all, but the error as reported is known to you? i mean, the mount command saying that there is no valid superblock... are you sure i didn't do anything wrong? is this a normal error message in

Re: [reiserfs-list] delaying writes for more than 5 seconds

2002-01-21 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, January 21, 2002 04:45:44 PM +0300 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I thought that I requested that meta-data and data be given the same delay (30 seconds)? What happened to my request? Oleg, track and resolve this issue please. metadata writes are triggered by kupdate.

Re: [reiserfs-list] Can ReiserFS handle removable storage?

2002-01-21 Thread Chris Mason
On Saturday, January 19, 2002 10:46:09 AM +0100 Russell Coker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: USB by it's nature is something external to the system. Unplugging a USB cable with a mounted drive attached should (IMHO) get the same result as unplugging an Ethernet cable with an NFS mount in

Re: [reiserfs-list] [PATCH] reisersfck speedup

2002-01-25 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, January 25, 2002 06:07:06 PM +0300 Vitaly Fertman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, actually, I do not understand this patch. our objectid map is a list of id pairs which shows used id intervals: [first used,first unused], [..], .. function check_objectid_map checks

Re: [reiserfs-list] Recovering a file system not found by utilities

2002-01-27 Thread Chris Mason
On Sunday, January 27, 2002 01:00:12 PM +0100 Stefan Fleiter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Vitaly! debugreiserfs *SEGFAULTED*. And it looks like he found 2 other bugs. The latest utils do not segfault in the same case. Everyone should use

Re: [reiserfs-list] Converting from 3.5 to 3.6

2002-01-28 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, January 28, 2002 02:15:28 AM -1000 Sebastian J. Bronner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Monday 28 January 2002 02:06, Oleg Drokin wrote: reiserfs --rebuild-tree won't convert them to 3.6 either. Ah, and you do not want to use 2.4.16 with reiserfs on root partition, if that is v3.6

Re: [reiserfs-list] Converting from 3.5 to 3.6

2002-01-28 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, January 28, 2002 08:19:59 AM -1000 Sebastian J. Bronner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What was the original problem with the 2.4 kernel series and 3.6-format reiserfs partitions that Oleg warned me against, and has been fixed in this kernel? If 3.5.x filesystems that had been

Re: [reiserfs-list] RAID5 performance over reiserfs

2002-02-01 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, February 01, 2002 04:05:34 PM + Edward Shushkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Matthew. Also there is a fragment of reiserfs code that looks like a bad scheduling. Please apply the attached patch against 2.4.17 and tell us about results. Thanks, Edward. Ok, I give, I

Re: [reiserfs-list] RAID5 performance over reiserfs

2002-02-01 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, February 01, 2002 10:19:53 AM -0600 Matthew Hunter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 08:39:51AM -0500, Chris Mason [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday, February 01, 2002 04:05:34 PM + Edward Shushkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Matthew. Also

[reiserfs-list] [PATCH] reiserfsprogs speedup (slightly updated)

2002-02-01 Thread Chris Mason
Ok guys, here's another speedup patch. This has the fix for the segfault yura found, a few micro optimizations, and changes the soft buffer limit to 500k. Stats on the number of reads and writes are printed for each run, to help tune the soft buffer limit. This doesn't result in huge

[reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH] write barriers for 2.4.x

2002-02-13 Thread Chris Mason
On Wednesday, February 13, 2002 11:27:13 PM +0100 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Chris, I'll do my best on AHA-2940UW and with IBM DDYS U160 10k rpm. But can you please send your patch next time _NOT_ included, but as attachment (*.gz or *.bz2)? It is corrupted

[reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH] write barriers for 2.4.x

2002-02-13 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, February 14, 2002 12:58:31 AM +0100 Dieter Nützel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BTW I'm currently running the below stuff. Linux is flying!!! --- Ingo's latest little -K2 to -K3 fix did the trick. Please test this against the pure 2.4.18-pre kernels. The elevator changes from

Re: [reiserfs-list] [PATCH] write barriers for 2.4.x

2002-02-13 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, February 14, 2002 02:18:40 AM +0100 Philippe Gramoullé [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Chris Mason wrote: ... If you really want to experiment with this on scsi, but have a different adapter, let me know. ... I'd be very much interested to see how it behaves

Re: [reiserfs-list] [PATCH] write barriers for 2.4.x

2002-02-14 Thread Chris Mason
On Thursday, February 14, 2002 02:18:40 AM +0100 Philippe Gramoullé [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Chris Mason wrote: ... If you really want to experiment with this on scsi, but have a different adapter, let me know. ... I'd be very much interested to see how it behaves

Re: [reiserfs-list] Serious ReiserFS errors when updating from 2.4.18pre9 to rc1

2002-02-14 Thread Chris Mason
[ marcelo, you're bcc'd as an FYI, I'll forward details when we figure this out ] On Thursday, February 14, 2002 11:46:35 PM +0100 Jens Benecke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I compiled the 2.4.18rc1 kernel now (because Marcelo wrote ReiserFS fixes in the changelog) and with that kernel I

[reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH] write barriers for 2.4.x

2002-02-14 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, February 15, 2002 01:21:20 AM + Alan Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: sure we only try to use tag commands when they are turned on for the target, otherwise we can safely assume the drive won't do other writes first. Is this guaranteed by the SCSI standards or do you need to

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.17 questions

2002-02-18 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, February 18, 2002 12:52:55 PM +0300 Oleg Drokin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello! On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 10:39:17AM +0100, Sylvain.B. wrote: This is because Chris' patches and pending patches interferes, so you can only use quota or pending patches for now, if you do not

Re: [reiserfs-list] problems with 2.4.18-rc1

2002-02-19 Thread Chris Mason
On Tuesday, February 19, 2002 03:26:14 PM +0700 Dikshie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I was applied quota patch from Chris Mason to linux-2.4.18-rc1, but I got error messages while compiled linux kernel-2.4.18-rc1. -begin i686 -DKBUILD_BASENAME=inode -c

Re: [reiserfs-list] postmark performance numbers for ReiserFS

2002-03-03 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, March 01, 2002 11:55:18 PM -0600 Ray Bryant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've been working on a draft of a file systems performance paper comparing ext2, ext3, resiferfs, and xfs performance when running under a couple of different benchmarks, one of which is postmark. I'm seeing

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs -o notail less throughput than ext3?

2002-03-03 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, March 04, 2002 02:04:52 AM +0100 Matthias Andree [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oleg Drokin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Yes, it is slow, but overal disk throughput of 7M/sec suggests this is old drive. Old drives tend to have worse seeking speed than today's drives. But how much

Re: [reiserfs-list] postmark performance numbers for ReiserFS

2002-03-03 Thread Chris Mason
On Sunday, March 03, 2002 09:30:06 PM -0700 Andreas Dilger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 03, 2002 18:04 -0500, Chris Mason wrote: 500-9.6K file size distribution (postmark default) With this file size, the reiserfs tail code will be a bottleneck. I'd suggest mounting with -o

Re: [reiserfs-list] postmark performance numbers for ReiserFS

2002-03-03 Thread Chris Mason
On Sunday, March 03, 2002 10:46:18 PM -0700 Andreas Dilger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 04, 2002 00:32 -0500, Chris Mason wrote: Ok, I'm not going to be able to replicate the entire test, but I can at least demonstrate the high number of subdirectories is slowing down the creation

Re: [reiserfs-list] redone File Mark Benchmarks -- reran withoriginal postmark-1.5.c

2002-03-06 Thread Chris Mason
On Wednesday, March 06, 2002 07:49:51 PM +0300 Oleg Drokin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello! On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 11:46:43AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote: There's nothing definitive yet, but we've gotten the reiserfs and ext2 numbers much closer together. He's heading out of town until

Re: [reiserfs-list] Poor performance with fsck on ReiserFS

2002-03-18 Thread Chris Mason
On Monday, March 18, 2002 10:07:45 PM +0100 Anders Widman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just an update to my progres. Reiserfsck hasn't still finished. It has now taken about 2 days and the speed is about 0-2 blocks every second. I don't want to abort as it will probably take this long the

Re: [reiserfs-list] Out of memory on log replay

2002-03-22 Thread Chris Mason
On Friday, March 22, 2002 09:14:01 AM +0300 Oleg Drokin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello! On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 04:31:51PM +, _ _ wrote: i'm running reiserfs root on my 486 laptop with 8mb of ram and i've run into problems on boot after a battery failure the kernel tries to replay

Re: [reiserfs-list] Symbol collisions in patch?

2002-04-03 Thread Chris Mason
On Wed, 2002-04-03 at 08:43, Oleg Drokin wrote: Hello! On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 08:38:26AM -0500, Chris Mason wrote: One of teh best ways to convice Hans to provice v3.6 support in 2.2 kernels is to pay for the work (details are at http://www.namesys.com/support.html) Tom, putting

Re: [reiserfs-list] Symbol collisions in patch?

2002-04-03 Thread Chris Mason
On Tue, 2002-04-02 at 21:41, Tom Oehser wrote: So, at the moment, I'm just going to put ext3 support in there, and put fixing the patch and all the symbols and backporting 3.6 support on my personal low-priority back burner... It would also be hugely useful to have reiserfsck included on

Re: [reiserfs-list] Highmem on or off ?

2002-04-12 Thread Chris Mason
On Fri, 2002-04-12 at 05:22, Philippe Gramoullé wrote: Hi, What you you recommend with a current 2.4.19-pre6 kernel ( i applied speedup patch as well) for Highmem in terms of stability on a rather heavily loaded NFS server. Would you recommend to turn highmem off or i can safely turn

Re: [reiserfs-list] clm-6005

2002-04-15 Thread Chris Mason
On Mon, 2002-04-15 at 01:23, Oleg Drokin wrote: Hello! On Sun, Apr 14, 2002 at 09:36:29PM -0400, Nick Orlov wrote: two days ago I have made a decision to make /usr readonly and remount it rw only for upgrades (my /usr is on reiserfs). today I have found next messages in my kern.log:

Re: [reiserfs-list] copying partition to partition, sector bysector, live

2002-04-22 Thread Chris Mason
On Mon, 2002-04-22 at 19:24, Phil Howard wrote: On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 11:47:55PM +0100, Matthew Toseland wrote: | On Sun, Apr 21, 2002 at 08:39:55PM -0500, Phil Howard wrote: | On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 02:07:33AM +0100, Matthew Toseland wrote: | | | Ummm, LVM snapshots? (man

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.5.9 kreiserfsd and sync hung in D state

2002-04-23 Thread Chris Mason
On Tue, 2002-04-23 at 07:33, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I didn't notice any of the 2.5.8.pending fixes in ChangeLog-2.5.9, and I haven't tried them with 2.5.9 yet. Linux 2.5.9 without any patches. Uninteruptable sleep created by: mkreiserfs /dev/sdc2 mount -t reiserfs -o defaults,noatime

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-04-29 Thread Chris Mason
On Mon, 2002-04-29 at 12:20, Russell Coker wrote: On Fri, 26 Apr 2002 22:28, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's interesting to note your email address and what it implies... I'm wondering if anyone out there may have some suggestions on how to improve the performance of a system

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-04-29 Thread Chris Mason
On Mon, 2002-04-29 at 12:32, Toby Dickenson wrote: One thing that has occurred to me (which has not been previously discussed as far as I recall) is the possibility for using sync() instead of fsync() if you can accumulate a number of files (and therefore replace many fsync()'s with one

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-04-30 Thread Chris Mason
On Tue, 2002-04-30 at 10:20, Oleg Drokin wrote: Attached is a speedup patch for 2.4.19-pre7 that should help your fsync operations a little. (From Chris Mason). Filesystem cannot do very much at this point unfortunatelly, it is ending up waiting for disk to finish write operations. Also

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-05-06 Thread Chris Mason
On Sat, 2002-05-04 at 10:59, Hans Reiser wrote: So how about if you revise fsync so that it always sends data blocks to the journal not to the main disk? This gets a little sticky. Once you log a block, it might be replayed after a crash. So, you have to protect against corner cases like

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.19-pre7 / corruption on unwanted reboot

2002-05-06 Thread Chris Mason
On Mon, 2002-05-06 at 09:59, Dirk Mueller wrote: On Mon, 06 Mai 2002, Chris Mason wrote: Please tell us everything about your IDE config. Jens and I are already trying to track down some odd reiserfs + ide problems on 2.4.19pre7, but so far that was only with our barrier write patches

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-05-06 Thread Chris Mason
On Mon, 2002-05-06 at 17:21, Hans Reiser wrote: I'd rather not put it back in because it adds yet another corner case to maintain for all time. Most of the fsync/O_SYNC bound applications are just given their own partition anyway, so most users that need data logging need it for every

Re: [reiserfs-list] Error Code 255 and Permission Denied

2002-05-06 Thread Chris Mason
On Mon, 2002-05-06 at 20:54, Manuel Krause wrote: On 05/06/2002 09:12 PM, Daniel Christiansen wrote: Everything seems to work by using the 3.x.1b version of reisfsck with --rebuild-tree. Thank you very much, Oleg, for taking the time to solve my problem. I don't know anything about

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-05-06 Thread Chris Mason
On Mon, 2002-05-06 at 21:17, Manuel Krause wrote: On 05/07/2002 12:57 AM, Chris Mason wrote: Hi, Chris Hans! Don't think this somekind of destructive discussion would lead to anything useful for now, can you post a diff for 2.4.19-pre7+latest-related-pending +compound-patch-from-ftp

Re: [reiserfs-list] Problems with journal size option on mkfs

2002-05-16 Thread Chris Mason
On Thu, 2002-05-16 at 08:00, Hans Reiser wrote: Yes, I admit I was thinking as I pressed send about just how much stuff would be going into pre1 and wondering if it should be broken into pre1, pre2, and pre3. Probably the journal relocation stuff, being the most tested in 2.5 (do any

Re: [reiserfs-list] Ordered journaling in 2.5.X

2002-05-16 Thread Chris Mason
On Thu, 2002-05-16 at 11:09, Jordan Breeding wrote: Hello, I seem to remeber a while back Chris Mason posting a beta patch for reiserfs in 2.4.x which added ordered journaling as a mount option to reiserfs. Is there any chance that this is being looked into more as a possible item

[reiserfs-list] Re: [PATCH CFT] tons of logging patches

2002-06-05 Thread Chris Mason
Ok, ftp.suse.com/pub/people/mason/patches/data-logging has my latest updates, which have more optimizations for many threads all doing synchronous transactions. -chris

Re: [reiserfs-list] Data loss during power off

2002-06-27 Thread Chris Mason
On Tue, 2002-06-25 at 17:09, Henrique Faria wrote: Hello! We're using reiserfs 3.6.25 and linux 2.4.18, in a 256 MB flash memory card, to develop a game. Data is written all the time, in local files, by the main process. The power off test has to be done, for the machines will be turned off

Re: [reiserfs-list] Data loss during power off

2002-06-27 Thread Chris Mason
On Thu, 2002-06-27 at 08:36, Henrique Faria wrote: I'll try the patch! Can JOURNAL_MAX_TRANS_AGE be zero? Do I need to set up JOURNAL_MAX_COMMIT_AGE too? No, the best way to do it is to set JOURNAL_MAX_BATCH to 1. That way it is size dependent instead of age dependent. The namesys journal

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