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Re: Kernel 2.4.3 & ext3 patchable?



Hi,

On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 08:22:55PM -0400, Mike Snitzer wrote:

> btw, I'm about 95% of the way done with backporting ext3 to redhat
> 2.4.2-2; I just need to add prefetch() (required by fs/buffer.c)..

Don't bother, prefetch() is just a performance optimisation used to
get certain data into the CPU's L1 cache in advance of its use.
Ripping out the prefetch stuff entirely will only affect performance:
things will still work fine.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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