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SubjectRe: inodes: Support generic defragmentation
On Sat, 30 Jan 2010, Dave Chinner wrote:

> How do you expect defrag to behave when the filesystem doesn't free
> the inode immediately during dispose_list()? That is, the above code
> only finds inodes that are still active at the VFS level but they
> may still live for a significant period of time after the
> dispose_list() call. This is a real issue now that XFS has combined
> the VFS and XFS inodes into the same slab...

Then the freeing of the slab has to be delayed until the objects are
freed.



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