Re: [PATCH 2/9] sector_t format string

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 12:45:16 EST


On Thu, 10 Aug 2006, John Stoffel wrote:

> The problem as I see it, is that you want extents, but you don't want
> the RAM/DISK/ROM penalty of 64bit blocks, since embedded devices won't
> ever go past the existing ext3 sizes, right?
> Is this a more clear statement of what you want?

This is only about the runtime penalty. I'm less concerned about the disk
structures, as soon as you use extents it's often more efficient than the
current structure anyway.

bye, Roman
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