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Re: Updated 2.4 htree patches available for 2.4.21-pre5



On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 06:44:00PM +0100, Marc-Christian Petersen wrote:
> On Thursday 13 March 2003 10:51, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> 
> Hi Theodore,
> 
> > Actually, orlov is the default.  You can disable it using the the
> > oldalloc mount option.  You can switch between the Orlov and old
> > allocator by using "mount -o remount,orlov /dev/hdXXXX" and "mount -o
> > remount,oldalloc /dev/hdXXX".
> hmm, the source tells me oldalloc is used by default. Or am I blind?

Where do you see that?  sbi->s_mount_opt is initialized to zero, and
EXT3_MOUNT_OLDALLOC is 0x02.  The default is what you get when the
0x02 bit is not set, and thta's the Orlov allocator.  Where/what did
you see that convinced you that oldalloc was the default?

						- Ted





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