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Re: [PATCH, RFC] default to inode64 on 64-bit systems

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFC] default to inode64 on 64-bit systems
From: Matthias Schniedermeyer <ms@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 11:38:02 +0200
Cc: xfs mailing list <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 06.07.2009 13:25, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> I'm tiring of telling people to use the inode64 mount option
> when they are experiencing bad performance on large xfs 
> filesystems...
> 32-bit userspace is still largely broken when it comes to still
> using 32-bit stat calls, but on 64-bit systems this should be
> safe.
> The only problem here is moving the disk onto a 32-bit system, or using
> 32-bit apps.  But I think it's a small risk.
> What do we think about the following?

What is with people running 64bit kernel but 32bit Userspace?

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