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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] block-raw: Make cache=off default again

Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] block-raw: Make cache=off default again
From: Kevin Wolf
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:32:00 +0200
Avi Kivity schrieb:
> On 06/22/2009 02:44 PM, Kevin Wolf wrote:
>> I haven't done real benchmarks for some time, but my simple test cases
>> like "run mke2fs on an empty image" have shown great improvement (at
>> least on IDE, for virtio I haven't understood yet what influences the
>> size of its requests - you should have received a private mail from Dor
>> about this). Possibly we could even enable cache=off for qcow2 now.
>>
>> IIUC, you have a nice setup to measure block performance now. Maybe
>> you'd like to let it run with qcow2 and cache=wb/none?
>>    
> 
> Were your refcount-combining patches merged?  I don't see them, and 
> performance will suck without them.

They were merged some weeks ago, at least if a980c98c is what you mean.
I don't have any patches for inclusion that aren't merged yet (except
for this one, obviously).

Kevin


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