[Lustre-discuss] Patchless server

Lukas Hejtmanek xhejtman at ics.muni.cz
Tue Oct 14 01:36:38 PDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 11:28:24PM -0400, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> But ultimately, at least currently, a patchless server would have a
> significant performance impact.  Most of our customers, as much as they
> would like a patchless server, appreciate the performance gains that can
> be made for the patched kernel (on what should be a dedicated server
> anyway).

well, general significant performance boost patches should go to mainstream,
am I wrong? Does it cost more resources to try them merge to the mainstream
than maintaining them separately? 

Would there be significant performance loss if the server would be moved
completely to the user space and then there would be minimum problems with

Lukáš Hejtmánek

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