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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] Re: [RFC, PATCH] Reservation based ext3 preallocation
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On Tuesday 30 March 2004 09:12 am, Alex Tomas wrote:
> On Втр, 2004-03-30 at 21:07, Badari Pulavarty wrote:
> > Can you explain this a little more ? What does b->data and
> > b->commited_data represent ? We are assuming that b->data will always be
> > uptodate.
>
> b_data represents actual information about used/free blocks.
> b_committed_data represents blocks that freed during current
> transaction. these blocks must not be allocated. there is good
> note about this just before ext3_test_allocatable() in balloc.c

Yes. I read the note after sending the mail.

Thanks,
Badari
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