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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] UBI: Fastmap: Make ubi_refill_pools() fair
Am 07.12.2014 um 08:55 schrieb Tanya Brokhman:
> Hi Richard
>
> On 12/5/2014 10:56 PM, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>>>> -/**
>>>> - * refill_wl_user_pool - refills all the fastmap pool used by ubi_wl_get_peb.
>>>> - * @ubi: UBI device description object
>>>> - */
>>>> -static void refill_wl_user_pool(struct ubi_device *ubi)
>>>> -{
>>>> - struct ubi_fm_pool *pool = &ubi->fm_pool;
>>>> + pool->pebs[pool->size] = e->pnum;
>>>> + pool->size++;
>>>> + } else
>>>> + enough++;
>>>>
>>>> - return_unused_pool_pebs(ubi, pool);
>>>> + if (wl_pool->size < wl_pool->max_size) {
>>>> + if (!ubi->free.rb_node ||
>>>> + (ubi->free_count - ubi->beb_rsvd_pebs < 5))
>>>> + break;
>>>>
>>>> - for (pool->size = 0; pool->size < pool->max_size; pool->size++) {
>>>> - pool->pebs[pool->size] = __wl_get_peb(ubi);
>>>> - if (pool->pebs[pool->size] < 0)
>>>> + e = find_wl_entry(ubi, &ubi->free, WL_FREE_MAX_DIFF);
>>>> + self_check_in_wl_tree(ubi, e, &ubi->free);
>>>> + rb_erase(&e->u.rb, &ubi->free);
>>>> + ubi->free_count--;
>>>
>>> why don't you use wl_get_peb() here?
>>
>> Because wl_get_peb() is not equivalent to the above code.
>> We want a PEB to be used for wear-leveling not for "end users" like UBIFS.
>
> sorry, my mistake. I meant wl_get_wle() (the new function). the only diff between wl_get_wle() and the above is that you use find_wl_entry() and wl_get_wle() uses
> find_mean_wl_entry() and takes the anchor into consideration. So I;m trying to understand why wl_get_wle() isn't good here?

wl_get_wle() uses find_mean_wl_entry() which returns a PEB to be used for "end users".
Please see the 3rd parameter to find_wl_entry().
For "end users" a medium worn out PEB is good enough.

Thanks,
//richard


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