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Re: [PATCH 1/5][TAKE8] manpage for fallocate

To: David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5][TAKE8] manpage for fallocate
From: Mark Fasheh <mark.fasheh@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 22:31:56 -0700
Cc: "Amit K. Arora" <aarora@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, tytso@xxxxxxx, cmm@xxxxxxxxxx, suparna@xxxxxxxxxx, adilger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, michael.kerrisk@xxxxxxx
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On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 03:10:52PM +1000, David Chinner wrote:
> % git-log 84e1e99f112dead8f9ba036c02d24a9f5ce7f544 |head -10
> commit 84e1e99f112dead8f9ba036c02d24a9f5ce7f544
> Author: David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx>
> Date:   Mon Jun 18 16:50:27 2007 +1000
> 
>     [XFS] Prevent ENOSPC from aborting transactions that need to succeed
> 
>     During delayed allocation extent conversion or unwritten extent
>     conversion, we need to reserve some blocks for transactions reservations.
>     We need to reserve these blocks in case a btree split occurs and we need
>     to allocate some blocks.
> 
> ------
> 
> IOWs, XFS didn't provide this guarantee until about a month ago....

Ok, once again XFS is ahead of the curve ;)

Comment rescinded then...
        --Mark

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Mark Fasheh
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