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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ext2 docs
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 03:30:07PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

> > +oldalloc Enable the old block allocator. Orlov should
> > + have better performance, we'd like to get some
> > + feedback if it's the contrary for you.
> > +orlov (*) Use the Orlov block allocator.
> > + (See http://lwn.net/Articles/14633/ and
> > + http://lwn.net/Articles/14446/.)
>
> Did you really mean to use the second link "14446" ?
>
> It points to a patch from Ted fixing a memory leak into the Orlov allocator,
> which is not very useful.
>
> You probably meant http://lwn.net/Articles/14447/, which contains the full
> Orlov ext3 patch?

No, not at all. I am a collector of information, and 14447 has nothing
at all, but 14446 documents the EXT2_TOPDIR_FL flag that is undocumented
in the kernel source. The flag can be set using chattr +T.

Andries
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