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SubjectRe: [patch 4/15] fs/logfs/compr.c
On Tuesday 01 April 2008, wrote:
> +
> +static DEFINE_MUTEX(compr_mutex);
> +static struct z_stream_s stream;
> +

How much time is spent in the compression code? Would it be helpful
to have a percpu stream and do preempt_disable around it instead
of the mutex?

That would improve parallelism and cache-locality of the compression,
at the cost of adding a source of latency to preemptible kernels.

Arnd <><

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