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RE: What on Earth is JFFS2 GC doing?

 Hi David,

I've captured some debug data when the fs is near full.
The file is going up now to
vipin@xxxxxxx. See top of file for
my initial comments then search for [*** <comment> ***] for comments in



-----Original Message-----
From: David Woodhouse
To: Vipin Malik
Cc: Tim Riker; jffs-dev
Sent: 6/21/01 5:58 PM
Subject: Re: What on Earth is JFFS2 GC doing? 

vipin.malik@xxxxxxx.com said:
>  See, how much *less* time it blocks during a sector erase with the
> flash prefilled with some other (static) files! What's going on???

Hmmm. Is the time taken proportional to the number of inodes on the 
filesystem, rather than the amount of space taken?

Maybe we're spending all our time walking the single linked list in 
jffs2_get_ino_cache(). Is the time taken also inversely proportional to
value of INOCACHE_HASHSIZE, which is currently defined as only 1 in 


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