Opened 15 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

#67 new enhancement

TMPFS relies on being single-threaded

Reported by: Jakub Jermář Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: helenos/fs/tmpfs Version: mainline
Keywords: fs, tmpfs, scalability Cc: jakub@…
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The TMPFS file system server protects global data structures such as the dentries hash table by virtue of running multiple fibrils in only one thread and the fact that the fibrils switch context in a cooperative fashion. This is a possible scalability bottleneck.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by Jakub Jermář, 15 years ago

Cc: jakub@… added

comment:2 by Jakub Jermář, 15 years ago

Component: fs/tmpfs

comment:3 by Jakub Jermář, 13 years ago

Milestone: 0.5.0
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