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Re: [PATCH 3/5] xfs: kill ino64 mount option

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/5] xfs: kill ino64 mount option
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2009 17:12:32 -0500
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20090321200806.GA15245@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 10:54:51PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>>
>>> The ino64 mount option adds a fixed offset to 32bit inode numbers
>>> to bring them into the 64bit range.  There's no need for this kind
>>> of debug tool given that it's easy to produce real 64bit inode numbers
>>> for testing.
>> hm, easy how?
> 
> Actually test with a large enough device and let them spread evenly
> over the AGs.

It's the large-enough device which sometimes is at odds with "easy"

-Eric

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