Subject: Re: `Large Inodes'
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/26/1999 18:09:38
On Fri, 26 Mar 1999, Bill Studenmund wrote:

> Our system is a little different - we never blow away the file, just its
> data. So each file always has an inode, and has 0 length. That's why a
> larger inode would have been cool. :-)

Have you considered truncating the file to one fragment and stashing the
extra data there and setting one bit in the inode indicating the file has
been migrated and the information to track it is in that fragment?

Eduardo Horvath
	"I need to find a pithy new quote." -- me