Re: ext2/3/4: punch support?
From: Lukas Czerner
Date: Mon Feb 28 2011 - 09:50:22 EST
On Mon, 28 Feb 2011, Dave Young wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 9:11 PM, Josef Bacik <josef@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 03:03:40PM +0800, Dave Young wrote:
> >> Hi, josef and ext guys
> >> Do you have any plan with ext4 hole punching support? And the
> >> fallocate for ext2/3?
> >> What's the obstacle to work on this? could someone tell the status of
> >> this issue?
> > There is no obstacle, just nobody has bothered to do it. ÂIf you want to do it
> > go for it. ÂThanks,
> Yes, I want to do some kvm image space discard stuff,
> I use ext4 as my filesystem, but currently only xfs support something
> like trim/discard.
Ext4 supports discard as well, actually batched discard support was
added into ext4 before xfs :)
> I know general knowledge about ext filesystem, but nearly new to ext4 code,
> could you give some hint where to start?
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