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SubjectRe: [RFC] Slimming down struct inode
On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 07:50:08PM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> So without further ado, here are some ideas of ways that we can slim
> down struct inode:
>
> 1) Move i_blksize (optimal size for I/O, reported by the stat system
> call). Is there any reason why this needs to be per-inode, instead
> of per-filesystem?
>
> 2) Move i_blkbits (blocksize for doing direct I/O in bits) to struct
> super. Again, why is this per-inode?

ZFS filesystem uses dynamic, per-file blocksizes. Some Linux
filesystem may implement something like this in order to be called
"modern".

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