Re: EXT2_MAX_BLOCK_LOG_SIZE increase?

From: Theodore Ts'o <tytso_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2003-07-31 04:21:02
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 09:38:40AM -0600, Grant Grundler wrote:
> Ted,
> Can you bump up the EXT2_MAX_BLOCK_LOG_SIZE value?
> 
> willy tells me you are the maintainer of ext2 tools.
> In lib/ext2fs/ext2_fs.h (debian e2fsprogs package):
> 
> - #define EXT2_MAX_BLOCK_LOG_SIZE         13      /* 8192 */
> + #define EXT2_MAX_BLOCK_LOG_SIZE         16      /* 64K */
> 
> ia64 supports 4/8/16/64k page sizes.
> I'll post re-aim-7 benchmark runs using ext2 w/16k block on lkml.
> 

I'd be interested in benchmark runs comparing 4k, 8k, 16k, 32k, and
64k, if you would, please.  

Was any patches necessary for the ia64 kernel before the block sizes >
8k started working for you?


						- Ted

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