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Improving ext4: bigalloc, inline data, and metadata checksums

Improving ext4: bigalloc, inline data, and metadata checksums

Posted Dec 4, 2011 17:13 UTC (Sun) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
In reply to: Improving ext4: bigalloc, inline data, and metadata checksums by dlang
Parent article: Improving ext4: bigalloc, inline data, and metadata checksums

The trade-off is that you go from a situation where you can guarantee metadata consistency to one where you can't. SSDs may make the window of inconsistency smaller, but it's still there.


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