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Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 6 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@…
Blocker for: Depends on:
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Description

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 Changed 8 years ago by Jakub Jermář

Cc: jakub@… added

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by Jakub Jermář

Component: fs/tmpfs

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by Jakub Jermář

Milestone: 0.5.0
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