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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/4] Large Blocksize support for Ext2/3/4
On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 17:47 -0700, Mingming Cao wrote:

> Just rebase to 2.6.23-rc4 and against the ext4 patch queue. Compile tested only.
> Next steps:
> Need a e2fsprogs changes to able test this feature. As mkfs needs to be
> educated not assuming rec_len to be blocksize all the time.
> Will try it with Christoph Lameter's large block patch next.

Two problems were found when testing largeblock on ext3. Patches to

Good news is, with your changes, plus all these extN changes, I am able
to run ext2/3/4 with 64k block size, tested on x86 and ppc64 with 4k
page size. fsx test runs fine for an hour on ext3 with 16k blocksize on


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