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Date:	Wed, 23 Jan 2008 23:49:05 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <>
To:	Abhishek Rai <>
Subject: Re: [CALL FOR TESTING] Make Ext3 fsck way faster [2.6.24-rc6 -mm

> On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 04:12:16 -0500 Abhishek Rai <> wrote:
> > I'm wondering about the interaction between this code and the
> > buffer_boundary() logic.  I guess we should disable the buffer_boundary()
> > handling when this code is in effect.  Have you reviewed and tested that
> > aspect?
> Thanks for pointing this out, I had totally missed this issue in my change. I've now made the call to set_buffer_boundary() in ext3_get_blocks_handle() subject to metacluster option being set.

Did it make any performance difference?  iirc the buffer_boundary stuff was
worth around 10% on a single linear read of a large, well-laid-out file.
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