DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-11
Re: HEADS UP - HAMMER work
2008/11/15 Michael Neumann <email@example.com>:
> Dennis Melentyev schrieb:
>> Sysctl/some-other-tunable with some kind of mask would be great for
>> fine-tuning (and just useless for the 90% of users).
>> sysctl.hammer.dirhash.hashmask.prefix=1 (Starting at first filename
>> byte, 3 bytes fixed length)
>> sysctl.hammer.dirhash.hashmask.suffix=-1 (Starting last byte, 2 bytes
> Hm, but the hash is stored on-disk within each b-tree node, so changing the
> hash-function becomes pretty dangerous!
That could be done via an option upon PFS creation, changed with
"hammer" utility parameter, whatever else way. As I wrote:
Anyway, for me, it is fine tuning issue. Quite rare and very special
one. I hardly see any need in such thing for 99% of installations, but
there sure are cases when it is a huge plus.