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Date:	Sat, 16 Aug 2008 11:25:41 -0400
From:	Theodore Tso <>
To:	Eric Sandeen <>
Cc:	ext4 development <>,
	"Jose R. Santos" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFC] ext4: flex_bg ialloc, don't pick "best_flex" with
	0 inodes

On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 05:01:10PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> It seems like adjusting the following test is a better plan;
> for starters I do not see that best_flex can ever be < 0, so

Given that ext4_group_t is an unsigned long, that's certainly true.

> that test is replaced, and if the current "best" flex group
> has no inodes free, and the current one does have room,
> it is promoted to the next "best."

Looks good to me.  I've added it to the patch queue.

> Signed-of-by: Eric Sandeen <>

(forgot an 'f' :-)

Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <>

					- Ted
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