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From: "Srivatsa S. Bhat" <srivatsa@csail.mit.edu>
To: Paolo Valente <paolo.valente@linaro.org>
Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-block <linux-block@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org, cgroups@vger.kernel.org,
	kernel list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>,
	Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com>, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>,
	amakhalov@vmware.com, anishs@vmware.com, srivatsab@vmware.com,
	Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@linaro.org>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
Subject: Re: CFQ idling kills I/O performance on ext4 with blkio cgroup controller
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:13:05 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <72856150-d678-42bd-0377-82dbee6513ba@csail.mit.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <43486E4F-2237-4E40-BDFE-07CFCCFFFA25@linaro.org>

On 6/12/19 10:46 PM, Paolo Valente wrote:
> 
>> Il giorno 12 giu 2019, alle ore 00:34, Srivatsa S. Bhat <srivatsa@csail.mit.edu> ha scritto:
>>
[...]
>>
>> Hi Paolo,
>>
> 
> Hi
> 
>> Hope you are doing great!
>>
> 
> Sort of, thanks :)
> 
>> I was wondering if you got a chance to post these patches to LKML for
>> review and inclusion... (No hurry, of course!)
>>
> 
> 
> I'm having troubles testing these new patches on 5.2-rc4.  As it
> happened with the first release candidates for 5.1, the CPU of my test
> machine (Intel Core i7-2760QM@2.40GHz) is so slowed down that results
> are heavily distorted with every I/O scheduler.
> 

Oh, that's unfortunate!

> Unfortunately, I'm not competent enough to spot the cause of this
> regression in a feasible amount of time.  I hope it'll go away with
> next release candidates, or I'll test on 5.1.
> 

Sounds good to me!

>> Also, since your fixes address the performance issues in BFQ, do you
>> have any thoughts on whether they can be adapted to CFQ as well, to
>> benefit the older stable kernels that still support CFQ?
>>
> 
> I have implanted my fixes on the existing throughput-boosting
> infrastructure of BFQ.  CFQ doesn't have such an infrastructure.
> 
> If you need I/O control with older kernels, you may want to check my
> version of BFQ for legacy block, named bfq-sq and available in this
> repo:
> https://github.com/Algodev-github/bfq-mq/
>

Great! Thank you for sharing this!
 
> I'm willing to provide you with any information or help if needed.
> 
Thank you!

Regards,
Srivatsa
VMware Photon OS

  reply	other threads:[~2019-06-13 19:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 52+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-17 22:16 Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-18 18:39 ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-18 19:28   ` Theodore Ts'o
2019-05-20  9:15     ` Jan Kara
2019-05-20 10:45       ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-21 16:48       ` Theodore Ts'o
2019-05-21 18:19         ` Josef Bacik
2019-05-21 19:10           ` Theodore Ts'o
2019-05-20 10:38     ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-21  7:38       ` Andrea Righi
2019-05-18 20:50   ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-20 10:19     ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-20 22:45       ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-21  6:23         ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-21  7:19           ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-21  9:10           ` Jan Kara
2019-05-21 16:31             ` Theodore Ts'o
2019-05-21 11:25       ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-21 13:20         ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-21 16:21           ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-21 17:38             ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-21 22:51               ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-22  8:05                 ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-22  9:02                   ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-22  9:12                     ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-22 10:02                       ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-22  9:09                   ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-22 10:01                     ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-22 10:54                       ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-23  2:30                         ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-23  9:19                           ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-23 17:22                             ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-23 23:43                               ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-24  6:51                                 ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-24  7:56                                   ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-29  1:09                                   ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-29  7:41                                     ` Paolo Valente
2019-05-30  8:29                                       ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-30 10:45                                         ` Paolo Valente
2019-06-02  7:04                                           ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-06-11 22:34                                             ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-06-12 13:04                                               ` Jan Kara
2019-06-12 19:36                                                 ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-06-13  6:02                                                   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-06-13 19:03                                                     ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-06-13  8:20                                                   ` Jan Kara
2019-06-13 19:05                                                     ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-06-13  8:37                                                   ` Jens Axboe
2019-06-13  5:46                                               ` Paolo Valente
2019-06-13 19:13                                                 ` Srivatsa S. Bhat [this message]
2019-05-23 23:32                           ` Srivatsa S. Bhat
2019-05-30  8:38                             ` Srivatsa S. Bhat

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