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

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 16:42:42 EST

Mingming Cao <cmm@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> right now direct io write to a hole is actually handled by buffered IO.
> If so, there must be some valid reason that I could not see now.

Oh yes, that's right. It's all to do with the fixes which went in a year
ago to prevent concurrent readers from peeking at uninitialised disk

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