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Date:	Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:00:47 -0700
From:	Andi Kleen <>
To:	Vivek Haldar <>
CC:	Andreas Dilger <>,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC, PATCH] Avoid hot statistics cache line in ext4 extent cache

On 3/26/2012 3:26 PM, Vivek Haldar wrote:
> Andi --
> I realized the problem soon after the original patch, and submitted
> another patch to make these per cpu  counters.

Is there a clear use case having these counters on every production system?

Especially given that they are racy and prone to lost updates today.

And you can still get the information if you really need it by putting a 
systemtap etc. probe.


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