Re: [00/17] Large Blocksize Support V3

From: Nick Piggin
Date: Thu Apr 26 2007 - 03:14:35 EST

David Chinner wrote:
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?

Yeah. Our pgoff_t->sector_t translation.

SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.
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