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Re: When is a block free?



On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 11:36 PM, Balu manyam <balu manyam gmail com> wrote:
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> On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 2:59 AM, Theodore Tso <tytso mit edu> wrote:
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>> On Wed, Oct 01, 2008 at 01:46:00PM -0600, Chris Worley wrote:
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>> > Maybe that should effect the priority of implementation for ext[34]?
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> also i am inferring correctly  that the SAN array vendors who are now
> implementing thin provisioning i.e. allocate space on writes can benefit
> from this ?

Absolutely.

Chris
> now that the array can know which blocks are free and update its
> own list of free blocks?
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