Re: Ideas for TUX2

From: Ph. Marek (
Date: Wed Jul 04 2001 - 01:16:21 EST

>> If a file's data has been changed, it suffices to update the inode and the
>> of free blocks bitmap (fbb).
>> But updating them in one go is not possible
>You seem to have missed some fundamental understanding of
>exactly how phase tree works; the wohle point of phase
>tree is to make atomic updates like this possible!
Well, my point was, that with several thousand inodes spread over the disk
it won't always be possible to update the inode AND the fbb in one go.
So I proposed the 2nd inode with generation counter!


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