[OpenAFS] Re: Performance issue with "many" volumes in a single /vicep?

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Wed, 24 Mar 2010 23:39:32 -0500

On Wed, 24 Mar 2010 23:43:32 -0400
Tom Keiser <tkeiser@sinenomine.net> wrote:

> What I was trying to say is if the observed performance regression
> involves either the volserver, or the salvager, then it could involve
> partition lock contention.  However, this will only come into play if
> you're running a lot of vos jobs in parallel against the same vice
> partition...

The volserver won't cause partition lock contention with itself. If
another thread already holds the partition lock, other threads won't
wait for it, iirc. (At least, in 1.4)

Andrew Deason