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SubjectRe: [RFC] Generic deferred file writing

On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Let me repeat myself one more time:
> I do not believe that "get_block()" is as big of a problem as people make
> it out to be.

The real problem is that get_block() doesn't scale and it's very hard to
do. A recursive per inode-semaphore might help, but it's still a pain to
get it right.

bye, Roman

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