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Date:	Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:24:02 +0300
From:	Artem Bityutskiy <>
To:	Nicolas Pitre <>
Cc:	Ted Ts'o <>, Arnd Bergmann <>,
	Alex Lemberg <>,
	Saugata Das <>,
	Saugata Das <>,,,,,,
	"Luca Porzio (lporzio)" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] ext4: Context support

On Thu, 2012-06-14 at 12:14 -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> Let's not forget that, in almost all cases, filesystem images are not 
> created live on the final medium.  Factories are picking a batch of 
> flash devices and a pre-built filesystem image is stamped on them, and 
> there might not even be a guarantee that those flash devices will all 
> have the same characteristics.  So to say that making this tuning at 
> mkfs time is probably not the best strategy.

Good point. But we can always set the eraseblock size in the superblock
to -1 which would mean "unknown".

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy

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