[v6,7/8] qcow2: Set the default cache-clean-interval to 10 minutes

Message ID 20180809215307.18241-8-lbloch@janustech.com
State New
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  • qcow2: Take the image size into account when allocating the L2 cache
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Leonid Bloch Aug. 9, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
The default cache-clean-interval is set to 10 minutes, in order to lower
the overhead of the qcow2 caches (before the default was 0, i.e.
disabled).

Signed-off-by: Leonid Bloch <lbloch@janustech.com>
Reviewed-by: Alberto Garcia <berto@igalia.com>
---
 block/qcow2.c        | 2 +-
 block/qcow2.h        | 1 +
 docs/qcow2-cache.txt | 4 ++--
 qapi/block-core.json | 3 ++-
 qemu-options.hx      | 2 +-
 5 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/block/qcow2.c b/block/qcow2.c
index ba4dfae735..b4f291765b 100644
--- a/block/qcow2.c
+++ b/block/qcow2.c
@@ -944,7 +944,7 @@  static int qcow2_update_options_prepare(BlockDriverState *bs,
     /* New interval for cache cleanup timer */
     r->cache_clean_interval =
         qemu_opt_get_number(opts, QCOW2_OPT_CACHE_CLEAN_INTERVAL,
-                            s->cache_clean_interval);
+                            DEFAULT_CACHE_CLEAN_INTERVAL);
 #ifndef CONFIG_LINUX
     if (r->cache_clean_interval != 0) {
         error_setg(errp, QCOW2_OPT_CACHE_CLEAN_INTERVAL
diff --git a/block/qcow2.h b/block/qcow2.h
index d77a31d932..587b053453 100644
--- a/block/qcow2.h
+++ b/block/qcow2.h
@@ -77,6 +77,7 @@ 
 
 #define DEFAULT_CLUSTER_SIZE 65536
 
+#define DEFAULT_CACHE_CLEAN_INTERVAL 600  /* seconds */
 
 #define QCOW2_OPT_LAZY_REFCOUNTS "lazy-refcounts"
 #define QCOW2_OPT_DISCARD_REQUEST "pass-discard-request"
diff --git a/docs/qcow2-cache.txt b/docs/qcow2-cache.txt
index 6ad1081d1a..684147ad45 100644
--- a/docs/qcow2-cache.txt
+++ b/docs/qcow2-cache.txt
@@ -204,8 +204,8 @@  This example removes all unused cache entries every 15 minutes:
 
    -drive file=hd.qcow2,cache-clean-interval=900
 
-If unset, the default value for this parameter is 0 and it disables
-this feature.
+If unset, the default value for this parameter is 600. Setting it to 0
+disables this feature.
 
 Note that this functionality currently relies on the MADV_DONTNEED
 argument for madvise() to actually free the memory. This is a
diff --git a/qapi/block-core.json b/qapi/block-core.json
index 5b9084a394..9a6a708a37 100644
--- a/qapi/block-core.json
+++ b/qapi/block-core.json
@@ -2830,7 +2830,8 @@ 
 #
 # @cache-clean-interval:  clean unused entries in the L2 and refcount
 #                         caches. The interval is in seconds. The default value
-#                         is 0 and it disables this feature (since 2.5)
+#                         is 600, and 0 disables this feature. (since 2.5)
+#
 # @encrypt:               Image decryption options. Mandatory for
 #                         encrypted images, except when doing a metadata-only
 #                         probe of the image. (since 2.10)
diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
index 4c44cdbc23..6abf3631ec 100644
--- a/qemu-options.hx
+++ b/qemu-options.hx
@@ -767,7 +767,7 @@  it which is not used for the L2 cache)
 
 @item cache-clean-interval
 Clean unused entries in the L2 and refcount caches. The interval is in seconds.
-The default value is 0 and it disables this feature.
+The default value is 600. Setting it to 0 disables this feature.
 
 @item pass-discard-request
 Whether discard requests to the qcow2 device should be forwarded to the data