[PATCH] EXT2: Remove superblock lock contention in ext2_statfs

Fix a performance degradation introduced in 2.6.17.  (30% degradation
running dbench with 16 threads)

Commit 21730eed11de42f22afcbd43f450a1872a0b5ea1, which claims to make
EXT2_DEBUG work again, moves the taking of the kernel lock out of
debug-only code in ext2_count_free_inodes and ext2_count_free_blocks and
into ext2_statfs.

The same problem was fixed in ext3 by removing the lock completely (commit

Signed-off-by: Dave Kleikamp <shaggy@austin.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
3 files changed