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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 0/2] patches to improve cluster raid1 performance [V2]

On Oct 15, 2013, at 1:32 AM, Dongmao Zhang wrote:

> 于 2013年10月11日 00:29, Brassow Jonathan 写道:
>> Perhaps a better thing to do is to integrate the marks (and possibly
>> clears) into the flush - DM_INTEGRATED_FLUSH.  The payload for the
>> DM_ULOG_FLUSH flush communication is empty.  It seems to me now that
>> it would make more sense to make use of that empty space and fill it
>> with mark/clear requests.  What do you think?
> DM_INTEGRATED_FLUSH is a good idea. It just simplify the confusion of
> DM_FLUSH_WITH_MARK thing. My plan is to add (mark and clear) payload to
> flush. It is like this:
> 'X' means we have this kind of request, while '0' means none.
> mark request :     X               X               0
> clear request:     X               0               X
> flush method:    payload_flush   payload_flush   delayed flush.
> If there is only clear requests, we can send the clear request first, and send normal flush later.  how do you like this strategy?
> As for the testing, I only have ocfs2 available.(not GFS2). I will
> test on that;

All sounds good.


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