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SubjectRe: [reiserfs-dev] Re: Block I/O Enchancements, 2.5.1-pre2
Nikita Danilov wrote:

>Hans Reiser writes:
>
>
>Having 64 bit inode numbers is good, but we *can* live without them:
>currently inode hash table can store inodes with identical inode
>numbers, provided they can be distinguished by find_actor. Inode numbers
>are just first fast guess during table scan, if they coincide,
>find_actor is used.
>

Nikita is entirely correct, 32 bits of inode number hash is plenty.

64k blocks remain a solution whose potential drain on memory bandwidth
worries me.

Hans



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