Benchmarking JFFS2

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Mon May 13 05:11:46 EDT 2002

jlavi at said:
>  Is this too naive approach? This relies perhaps too much on the
> randomness of  semi-random numbers and might mean only first few nodes
> are ever picked up  and never nodes from the tail. 

I think naïve is fine. In fact, I can't even justify the suggestion that it 
be exponential -- we could probably do just as well by picking the first 
(i.e. dirtiest) block with 85% probability, and picking some other block 
off the list with uniform distribution the other 15% of the time.


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