When is a block free?

Balu manyam balu.manyam at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 05:36:38 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 2:59 AM, Theodore Tso <tytso at mit.edu> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 01, 2008 at 01:46:00PM -0600, Chris Worley wrote:
> >
> > Maybe that should effect the priority of implementation for ext[34]?
> >
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 ? now that the array can know which blocks are free and update its
own list of free blocks?
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