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Date:	Mon, 29 Oct 2007 18:44:56 +0300
From:	Alex Tomas <>
To:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <>
Cc:	Andreas Dilger <>,
	Eric Sandeen <>,
	Valerie Clement <>,
	Theodore Tso <>, Mingming Cao <>,
	linux-ext4 <>
Subject: Re: delalloc and reservation.

sorry, I don't quite understand how do you observe this with nomballoc

thanks, Alex

Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> mballoc by default doesn't give the particular layout only if i force small
> size to use inode preallocation i am hitting the problem. ie to change the
> below line in ext4_mb_group_or_file
> if (ac->ac_o_ex.fe_len >= sbi->s_mb_small_req)
> to
> if (ac->ac_o_ex.fe_len <= sbi->s_mb_small_req)
> Do you want to test the patch with this change ?
> We are observing the problem with delalloc and nomballoc.
> -aneesh

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