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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] [PATCH 2/2] ext2/3: Support2^32-1blocks(e2fsprogs)
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Le mar 28/03/2006 à 10:02, Ravikiran G Thirumalai a écrit :
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 09:15:26AM +0200, Laurent Vivier wrote:
> > Le mar 28/03/2006 à 00:58, Ravikiran G Thirumalai a écrit :
> > > On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 01:10:49PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > Mingming Cao <cmm@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> > As 64bit per cpu counter is used only by ext3 and needed only on 64bit
>
> No, per-cpu counters are generic, and used for nr_files counter in vfs, and
> struct proto.memory_allocated in net (on current -mm).

In fact, I'm wondering if it is really a problem, as on 64bit arch
sizeof(long) = sizeof(long long) = 8 ...

Laurent
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