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SubjectRe: [Ext2-devel] [RFC 0/13] extents and 48bit ext3
>>>>> Matthew Frost (MF) writes:

MF> Alex Tomas wrote:
>>>>>>> Jeff Garzik (JG) writes:
JG> Think about how this will be deployed in production, long term.
JG> If extents are not made default at some point, then no one will
>> use
JG> the feature, and it should not be merged.
>> sorry, I disagree. for example, NUMA isn't default and shouldn't be.
>> but we have it in the tree and any one may choose to use it.

MF> NUMA is designed to cope with a hardware feature, which not everybody
MF> has. Filesystem upgrades are not qualitatively similar; it does not
MF> depend on one's hardware design as to whether one uses ext3, let alone
MF> extents. Your logic is faulty.

proposed 48bit extents patch addresses 2TB limit.

thanks, Alex
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