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Re: [PATCH] (and bad attr2 bug) - pack xfs_sb_t for 64-bit arches

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] (and bad attr2 bug) - pack xfs_sb_t for 64-bit arches
From: Nathan Scott <nscott@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2006 17:52:23 +1100
Cc: David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx>, Timothy Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 00:34 -0600, sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> and really, now that this is out in the wild, maybe sb_features3
> instead of padding is appropriate, and check both for the attr2
> bit...? :(

Thats not going to work, theres three or four other feature2 bits
preceding attr2 as well.

The "take a 32 bit systems fs to a 64 bit system" is relatively
uncommon, so I suppose its just something we live with (as we did
with the log recovery issues in that situation for several years).

cheers.

-- 
Nathan


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