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SubjectRe: Reiser4 status: benchmarked vs. V3 (and ext3)
Daniel Egger wrote:

>Am Fre, 2003-07-25 um 15.02 schrieb Nikita Danilov:
>>No special measures are taken to level block allocation. Wandered blocks
>>are allocated to improve packing i.e., place blocks of the same file
>>close to each other. Actually, it tries to place tree nodes in the
>>parent-first order.
>So the new blocks are created as close as possible to the old blocks
>instead of say spreading them as far as possible. This is pretty bad for
>usage in the embedded world but I guess this is not the market you're
>aiming at. :(
I thought that close was fine, it was putting it in the same block that
was the problem?

Again, I think this is best solved in the device layer.


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