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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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