Re: [00/41] Large Blocksize Support V7 (adds memmap support)

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 17:13:51 EST

On Fri, 21 Sep 2007, Hugh Dickins wrote:

> I've found some fixes needed on top of your Large Blocksize Support
> patches: I'll send those to you in a moment. Looks like you didn't
> try much swapping!

yup. Thanks for looking at it.

> I only managed to get ext2 working with larger blocksizes:
> reiserfs -b 8192 wouldn't mount ("reiserfs_fill_super: can not find
> reiserfs on /dev/sdb1"); ext3 gave me mysterious errors ("JBD: tar
> wants too many credits", even after adding JBD patches that you
> turned out to be depending on); and I didn't try ext4 or xfs
> (I'm guessing the latter has been quite well tested ;)

Yes, there were issues with the first releases of the JBD patches. The
current crop in mm is fine but much of that may have bypassed this list.

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