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Date:	Tue, 4 Nov 2008 13:00:44 -0500
From:	Theodore Tso <>
To:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH -v2 3/9] ext4: Use EXT4_GROUP_INFO_NEED_INIT_BIT
	during resize

On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 11:06:03PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> The new groups added during resize are flagged as
> need_init group. Make sure we properly initialize these
> groups. When we have block size < page size and we are adding
> new groups the page may still be marked uptodate even though
> we haven't initialized the group.

Aneesh, can you explain to me again why we can't just call
ext4_mb_free_blocks().  I thought I heard you say that the buddy
bitmaps weren't appropriately initialized for the end of the bitmap
--- but I just went through mballoc.c and I couldn't see the problem.
What am I missing?

						- Ted
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