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Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#67 new enhancement

TMPFS relies on being single-threaded

Reported by: jermar 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 jermar

  • Cc jakub@… added

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by jermar

  • Component set to fs/tmpfs

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by jermar

  • Milestone 0.5.0 deleted
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