fs/udf: vm pages "overlap" while reading large dir [patch]
julian at elischer.org
Wed Feb 6 06:15:00 UTC 2008
Andriy Gapon wrote:
> on 04/02/2008 22:07 Pav Lucistnik said the following:
>> Julian Elischer píše v po 04. 02. 2008 v 10:36 -0800:
>>> Andriy Gapon wrote:
>>>> More on the problem with reading big directories on UDF.
>>> You do realise that you have now made yourself the official
>>> maintainer of the UDF file system by submitting a competent
>>> and insightful analysis of the problem?
>> Yay, and can you fix the sequential read performance while you're at it?
> this was almost trivial :-)
Ok that settles it.. it's yours.
> See the attached patch, first hunk is just for consistency.
> The code was borrowed from cd9660, only field/variable names are adjusted.
> But there is another issue that I also mentioned in the email about
> directory reading. It is UDF_INVALID_BMAP case of udf_bmap_internal,
> i.e. the case when file data is embedded into a file entry.
> This is a special case that needs to be handled differently.
> udf_readatoffset() handles it, but the latest udf_read code doesn't.
> I have a real UDF filesystem where this type of allocation is used for
> small files and those files can not be read.
> This is described in Part 4, section 14.6.8 of ECMA-167.
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