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  1. You did not mention we are in the middle of a big...

    You did not mention we are in the middle of a big change in the block layer:
    http://phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?86623-Linux-3-13-To-Receive-Multi-Queue-Block-Layer
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    Happy users of radeonsi, pay attention to this:...

    Happy users of radeonsi,
    pay attention to this:
    http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/mesa-dev/2013-November/049382.html
    and Marek final sentence:


    As soon as it appears on mesa git we will...
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    The original idea was taken from here...

    The original idea was taken from here
    https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/8/21/54
    but the operative idea comes from
    SSD Caching Using dm-cache Tutorial...
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    Another "great" use of zram I found is this: I...

    Another "great" use of zram I found is this:
    I have a new notebook with 6GB of ram: 3GB of which I'm using as a ZRAM block device.
    Then I mount this zram blockdevice as a cache to my home partition...
  5. Same for me: Brand new notebook with dual AMD GPU...

    Same for me: Brand new notebook with dual AMD GPU (HD8330+HD8550M) which are ideintified by KABINI(HD83330) and HAINAN (HD8550M)
    I don't know which is the trick, but I can only use HD8330 with a...
  6. I bought a brand new HD8330 ( new toshiba laptop...

    I bought a brand new HD8330 ( new toshiba laptop with A4-5000): compiling 3.12 kernel, mesa 9.3.0-devel (with radeonsi and llvm-3.4) on a debian system, the FOSS driver works like a charm. Tried...
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    Don't forget latest zcache2 from Dan Magenheimer...

    Don't forget latest zcache2 from Dan Magenheimer (with ramster in staging-next drivers).
    Zcache2 was the first attempt to address the problem of zcache that has no writeback to real swap, allowing...
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    Not counting the fact that there is n update to...

    Not counting the fact that there is n update to latest lzo compression alghoritm proposed for mainline:
    [GIT PULL v2] Update LZO compression
    that is typically more than 2 times faster!

    Marco
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    Why not bfq?

    I have to say that cfq io scheduler has become a little bit slower in latest kernel compared to previous releases (using ata rotational disk).

    Only recently I discovered bfq io scheduler, and i...
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    I think ramster con also work locally, it doesn't...

    I think ramster con also work locally, it doesn't remotify zcache to another node if it is not configured to do so.
    From what I read, ramster forked zcache to have a pool of cache beteen different...
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    What about testing zcache performance?

    Hi all,
    today was published on lkml a benchmark of zcache.

    https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/3/21/566

    It seems the results are quite impressive...

    It is possible to benchmark the new features of...
  12. As someone said before, it seems to me that the...

    As someone said before, it seems to me that the "big kernel power problem" is
    due to the a different implementation of the cpufreq ondemand governor.

    If you do a git log...
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    Zcache performance

    Hello everybody,
    I would like to try the new zcache implementation that is inside th new 2.6.39 kernel (waiting for the cleancache merge in 2.6.39-rc2).

    Look here for specs:...
  14. What mount options is used for btrfs? I sthe new...

    What mount options is used for btrfs?
    I sthe new space_cache used in the benchmarks?

    Bye
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    I forgot to link the announce of Poetting of this...

    I forgot to link the announce of Poetting of this new systemd feature:
    http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=129003328603921&w=2http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=129003328603921&w=2

    Marco
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    Sorry, I forgot the announce of new systemd...

    Sorry, I forgot the announce of new systemd features:

    http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/17/502

    marco
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    With latest systemd (today commits) you don't...

    With latest systemd (today commits) you don't need to patch kernel: systemd solution is alternative to Mike Galbraith patch and achieves the same goal (isolating tasks in cpu groups by user session...
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    Update: After the fight Linus vs Lennart (kernel...

    Update:
    After the fight Linus vs Lennart (kernel vs user) at the end Lennart implemented the same thing the patch does in systemd (check out latest commit).

    If the requisite is :

    The latency...
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    I followed this development from the first...

    I followed this development from the first version and indeed it seems that everything is very smooth.
    The real good thing is that background tasks (system tasks) dont interfere with the user...
  20. i915 hang CPU

    I'm un unhappy owner of a 945GM intel video card.

    Unhappy 'cause all I tried in compiling git master branch for mesa, xf86-vide-intel led to hang my GPU since 2.6.33 kernel.

    I'm using...
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