On Fri, 21 Sep 2007, Hugh Dickins wrote:

> I've found some fixes needed on top of your Large Blocksize Support
> patches: I'll send those to you in a moment. Looks like you didn't
> try much swapping!

yup. Thanks for looking at it.

> I only managed to get ext2 working with larger blocksizes:
> reiserfs -b 8192 wouldn't mount ("reiserfs_fill_super: can not find
> reiserfs on /dev/sdb1"); ext3 gave me mysterious errors ("JBD: tar
> wants too many credits", even after adding JBD patches that you
> turned out to be depending on); and I didn't try ext4 or xfs
> (I'm guessing the latter has been quite well tested

Yes, there were issues with the first releases of the JBD patches. The
current crop in mm is fine but much of that may have bypassed this list.

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