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Date:	Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:07:44 -0400
From:	Theodore Ts'o <>
To:	Eric Sandeen <>
Cc:	Bernd Schubert <>,
	Anand Avati <>,
	"J. Bruce Fields" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [Gluster-devel] regressions due to 64-bit ext4 directory cookies

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 10:48:14AM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> > We don't have reached a conclusion so far, do we? What about the
> > ioctl approach, but a bit differently? Would it work to specify the
> > allowed upper bits for ext4 (for example 16 additional bit) and the
> > remaining part for gluster? One of the mails had the calculation
> > formula:
> I did throw together an ioctl patch last week, but I think Anand has a new
> approach he's trying out which won't require ext4 code changes.  I'll let
> him reply when he has a moment.  :)

Any update about whether Gluster can address this without needing the
ioctl patch?  Or should we push the ioctl patch into ext4 for the next
merge window?


						- Ted
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