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Re: [PATCH 04/16] xfs: dynamic speculative EOF preallocation

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 04/16] xfs: dynamic speculative EOF preallocation
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 06:43:25 -0500
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
> For default settings, ???e size and the initial extents is determined

weird character.

> The allocsize mount option still controls the minimum preallocation size, so
> the smallest extent size can stil be bound in situations where this behaviour
> is not sufficient.

Do we also need a way to keep an upper boundary?  Think lots of slowly
growing log files on a filesystem not having tons of free space.

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