Re: [PATCH] ext2 docs
From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 18:29:25 EST
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 10:07:51PM +0100, Andries Brouwer wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 03:30:07PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > > +oldalloc Enable the old block allocator. Orlov should
> > > + have better performance, we'd like to get some
> > > + feedback if it's the contrary for you.
> > > +orlov (*) Use the Orlov block allocator.
> > > + (See http://lwn.net/Articles/14633/ and
> > > + http://lwn.net/Articles/14446/.)
> > Did you really mean to use the second link "14446" ?
> > It points to a patch from Ted fixing a memory leak into the Orlov allocator,
> > which is not very useful.
> > You probably meant http://lwn.net/Articles/14447/, which contains the full
> > Orlov ext3 patch?
> No, not at all. I am a collector of information, and 14447 has nothing
> at all, but 14446 documents the EXT2_TOPDIR_FL flag that is undocumented
> in the kernel source. The flag can be set using chattr +T.
PS: Maybe the flag should be documented? Its pretty important one.
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