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    SubjectRe: Ext3 vs NTFS performance
    Theodore Tso <> writes:

    > On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 02:21:40PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > > Andrew Morton <> writes:
    > > >
    > > > Conceivably we could address this in the filesystem without mucking other
    > > > things up. But I'd have thought the simplest damage-control would be to
    > > > detect this pattern in samba and to then use glibc's fallocate().
    > >
    > > The advantage of detecting it in kernel would be that it would handle
    > > Linux applications that do this (I suspect there are some) too.
    > Um, which applications do you suspect? So we can hunt down those user
    > space applications programmers and slap them silly? Or rather,
    > unsilly, since that there's no good reason to ever suspect that
    > writing a byte every 128k would result in a good allocation layout on disk?

    Anything that uses glibc fallocate() ?

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