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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: Add romfs version 2
    Hi!

    > >> > block aligned regular file data to bring
    > >performance
    > >> > parity with ext2/3. This is about 225% of the read
    > >> > speed of the existing romfs.
    > >
    > >Doesn't that make these filesystems much bigger? By, on
    > >average, .5k
    > >per file? Or, if I'm understanding things correctly,
    > >~1k?
    >
    > Yes, my experience has been that it has been almost
    > chillingly close
    > to .5k per regular file increase in partition size. I
    > know in
    > applications in which size is utterly critical this may
    > be slightly
    > unattractive, but in cases where romfs is chosen for its
    > byte
    > reproducibility and read-only nature the
    > size/performance tradeoff is
    > fairly advantageous.

    If the fs is read-only.. can we do some tail packing and get _both_
    speed and space efficiency?
    Pavel
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