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Date:	Tue, 02 Oct 2007 17:06:48 +0530
From:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <>
To:	Valerie Clement <>
CC:	Avantika Mathur <>,
Subject: Re: Ext4 devel interlock meeting minutes (October 1, 2007)

Valerie Clement wrote:
> Avantika Mathur wrote:
>> Multiple Block Allocation:
>> - Main outstanding issue is still need for better documentation of the 
>> code.
>> - Aneesh has marked the places that need explanation with fixme, and 
>> Alex will be adding the needed comments.  If this gets done quickly, 
>> we can try to push this feature to 2.6.24
>> - Aneesh has asked for recommendations for a benchmark to run which 
>> will test the mballoc allocator.  Mingming suggested using dd and 
>> dbench, as was done in the past for basic mballoc patches.  To test 
>> the in-core preallocation, kernel untar tests.  Look at the file 
>> fragmentation after running the test.
> Currently, the mballoc feature is not compatible with the uninit_groups 
> feature. I have just tried a simple test which failed. Isn't this a 
> problem?
> Another point that is not clear for me, is mballoc compatible with 
> delalloc now, or is there still a restriction?

I thought i had merged the patch from Andreas.

But i don't see it in  mballoc-core.patch

Will update the mballoc patch 

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