Re: [RFC][PATCH] ChunkFS: fs fission for faster fsck

From: Valerie Henson
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 18:47:30 EST

On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 03:34:03PM +0400, Nikita Danilov wrote:
> What is more important, design puts (as far as I can see) no upper limit
> on the number of continuation inodes, and hence, even if _average_ fsck
> time is greatly reduced, occasionally it can take more time than ext2 of
> the same size. This is clearly unacceptable in many situations (HA,
> etc.).

Actually, there is an upper limit on the number of continuation
inodes. Each file can have a maximum of one continuation inode per
chunk. (This is why we need to support sparse files.)

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