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Making FIEMAP and delayed allocation play well together

Making FIEMAP and delayed allocation play well together

Posted Feb 25, 2011 16:32 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: Making FIEMAP and delayed allocation play well together by razb
Parent article: Making FIEMAP and delayed allocation play well together

Delayed allocation is a really useful technique to (among other things) keep fragmentation down and increase the size of contiguous writes hitting the disk to something closer to the umpty-megabytes-at-once which the disk would actually prefer. It's better fixed than ripped out, I'd say.


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