On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 12:36:21PM +1000, Barry Naujok wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 12:24:18 +1000, David Chinner <dgc@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 05:49:18PM -0700, Michael Nishimoto wrote:
> >>What are your plans for adding CRCs to other metadata objects?
> >Other objects will require some on-disk format change, and that will
> >require a feature bit to be set.
> >Basically, we can add CRCs to individual inodes without a version bump
> >as we have some empty space in the v2 inode core. That will make v2
> >the default, but we already have a superblock bit for that and all
> >of linux support v2 inodes so there is no issue there. This will require
> >userspace tool changes, though, because tools like repair will revert v2
> >inodes back to v1 format if the are not using project id's or the link
> >fits into 16 bits.....
> No, repair does not revert v2 inodes back to v1. Currently, inodes
> are created as v1 in the kernel and moved to v2 as required.
Ah, yes, you're right - it's too easy to make flow mistakes in 1200
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