Re: [Ext2-devel] [RFC] Adding multiple block allocation

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 16:07:12 EST

Mingming Cao <cmm@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> If we do direct write(block allocation) to a hole, I found that the
> "create" flag passed to ext3_direct_io_get_blocks() is 0 if we are
> trying to _write_ to a file hole. Is this expected?

Nope. The code in get_more_blocks() is pretty explicit.

> But if it try to allocating blocks in the hole (with direct IO), blocks
> are allocated one by one. I am looking at it right now.

Please see the comment over get_more_blocks().
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