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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-block] [PATCH v2] qcow2: Release dirty entries wi

From: Alberto Garcia
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-block] [PATCH v2] qcow2: Release dirty entries with cache-clean-interval
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:24:31 +0200
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On Mon 10 Sep 2018 09:22:01 PM CEST, John Snow wrote:
> On 08/09/2018 09:44 AM, Alberto Garcia wrote:
>> The cache-clean-interval option is used to periodically release unused
>> entries from the L2 and refcount caches. Dirty cache entries are left
>> untouched, even if they are otherwise valid candidates for removal.
>> This patch allows releasing those entries by flushing them to disk
>> first. This is a blocking operation, so we need to do it in coroutine
>> context.
>> Signed-off-by: Alberto Garcia <address@hidden>
> This hit over a month old today, do we still want this for 3.1?

Well, it needs to be reviewed first :)


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