Re: [00/17] Large Blocksize Support V3

From: David Chinner
Date: Thu Apr 26 2007 - 03:11:50 EST

On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 04:53:40PM +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Christoph Lameter wrote:
> >On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, Nick Piggin wrote:
> >>I am working now and again on some code to do this, it is a big job but
> >>I think it is the right way to do it. But it would take a long time to
> >>get stable and supported by filesystems...
> >
> >Ummm... We already have a radix tree for this???? What more is needed? You
> >just need to go through all filesystems and make them use extends.
> I'm talking about block size > page size in the buffer layer.

Nick, what's the buffer layer? Are you talking about operations
based on bufferheads?


Dave Chinner
Principal Engineer
SGI Australian Software Group
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