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Date:	Fri, 11 Jan 2008 15:04:08 +0100
From:	Valerie Clement <valerie.clement@...l.net>
To:	ext4 development <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Problems with mballoc and uninit_groups option

Hi,

I've got problems with mballoc when I create the ext4 filesystem with 
the "uninit_groups" option enabled.

First, I do a single test on a filesystem created without the 
"uninit_groups" option and mounted with the defaults option:
   dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/test/foo bs=1M count=1024

In this case, the file blocks are allocated in the groups 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 
9, 10.

When the filesystem is created with the "uninit_groups" option enabled 
and mounted with the defaults option, I do the same dd command.

In this case, the file blocks are allocated in the groups 5, 7, 9, 25, 
27, 49, 81. It seems that the blocks could be allocated only in the 
already initialized groups.

Who knows how to fix that?

   Valérie
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