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Re: [PATCH 4/5] xfs: remove m_litino

To: Felix Blyakher <felixb@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] xfs: remove m_litino
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 03:48:59 -0400
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <3D659CF1-738E-4580-B390-9E7B65C4BE2F@xxxxxxx>
References: <20090318094119.561416000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20090318094132.224487000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <3D659CF1-738E-4580-B390-9E7B65C4BE2F@xxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 05:41:16PM -0500, Felix Blyakher wrote:
>
> On Mar 18, 2009, at 4:41 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>
>> With the upcoming v3 inodes the inode data/attr area size needs to be
>> calculated for each specific inode, so we can't cache it in the  
>> superblock
>> anymore.
>
> The change looks fine. But what is "v3 inodes"? I'm sure it's been
> mentioned on the list, I'm just missing the history.

It's the new inode format including a crc and uuid in the CRC patches.
Because it has a larger core dinode the litoral area calculcations need
to be more dynamic.

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