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re[6]: snapshot regression test try 2

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: re[6]: snapshot regression test try 2
From: Greg Freemyer <freemyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 18:08:11 -0400
Cc: xfs mailing list <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Organization: The NorcrossGroup
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If someone has a vanilla 2.4.18-xfs (V1.1) kernel, I think it would be 
interesting to see if it can pass this new test.

At Eric's suggestion, I'm changing the i/o load from dd to fsstress.

I will get that done before I crank it up for the weekend.

 >>  On Fri, 2002-08-30 at 16:36, Greg Freemyer wrote:
 >>  > 
 >>  > Steve,
 >>  > 
 >>  > I have compiled the CVS kernel from xfs, and have tried my snapshot
 >>  script on it.
 >>  > 
 >>  > It has successfully done 20 iterations.  (this is a first for me.)
 >>  > 
 >>  > Not only did it succeed at this, but the time to perform an iteration
 >>  dropped drastically from using my prior kernel. 
 >>  > 
 >>  >  i.e. It typically took a couple of minutes per iteration to take the
 >>  snapshot/mount it/unmount it/delete it.  Now it is taking around 10
 >>  seconds.
 >>  > 
 >>  > I have changed the iteration counter to 10,000 and I'm going to let it
 >>  run over the long weekend.
 >>  > 
 >>  > Hopefully we will have a success with this pure xfs cvs kernel.

 >>  See, its not our fault ;-), maybe Andrea needs to run xfs tests on
 >>  his kernels.... actually his code is pretty old now. Christoph may
 >>  be giving him some new code.

 >>  Steve

 >>  -- 

 >>  Steve Lord                                      voice: +1-651-683-3511
 >>  Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software         email: lord@xxxxxxx

Greg Freemyer
Internet Engineer
Deployment and Integration Specialist
Compaq ASE - Tru64 v4, v5
Compaq Master ASE - SAN Architect
The Norcross Group

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