Subject: Re: LFS (was Thank you NetBSD)
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From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/25/2005 10:49:49
> I don't remember if it used indirect blocks. Greg Oster and I were
> talking about killing off fragments from our LFS and trying to eliminate
> indirect blocks by using extents. It is not 100% clear how this ought
> to work, but with those two key changes (go back to the Sprite way of
> storing inodes, and, as far as possible, block indirection) a lot of
> the hair in the code could go away.
i don't think extents can replace indirect blocks.