TEST: phk_bufwork patchfile

Christian Brueffer chris at unixpages.org
Mon Nov 15 14:28:17 PST 2004

On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 12:55:14AM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> I have uploaded a snapshot patch of my p4 phk_bufwork branch relative
> to -current as of right now:
> 	http://phk.freebsd.dk/patch/phk_bufwork20041113.patch
> The patch contains four changes which I need help to test before
> it goes into -current.
> Select(2)/Poll(2) runs giant free on network/fifos.
> 	Could be tested on a busy server (web/mail/etc).
> Vnode bypass for devices (same code as in -current, only not disabled)
> 	Could be tested with database accessing raw disk partition,
> 	fsck of large filesystems etc etc.
> 	Please test HW crypto support if at all possible.
> Vnode bypass for fifos.
> 	Test with anything using fifos (such as make -j N :-)
> VOP_BMAP backing vnode -> backing bufobj
> 	UFS/FFS file activity will test this.
> Any and all benchmarking will be very welcome!

I've been running this on my desktop for two days now with no ill
effects.  At the moment I don't have time for benchmarking though.

- Christian

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