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From: Steven Whitehouse <steve@chygwyn.com>
To: Valerie Henson <val_henson@linux.intel.com>,
	Mark Fasheh <mark.fasheh@oracle.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, ocfs2-devel@oss.oracle.com
Subject: Re: What's in ocfs2.git
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 10:54:53 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1165229693.3752.629.camel@quoit.chygwyn.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20061203203149.GC19617@ca-server1.us.oracle.com>

Hi,

On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 12:31 -0800, Mark Fasheh wrote:
> This e-mail describes the OCFS2 patches which I intend to push
> upstream to Linus for 2.6.20.
> 
> * Atime updates - thanks to Tiger Yang <tiger.yang@oracle.com>, ocfs2 now
>   writes to the inode atime field. This doesn't require any disk changes,
>   and is completely backwards compatible with older ocfs2 versions. An
>   inodes Atime is only updated if it hasn't changed within a certain
>   quantum. The user can define their own value at mount time, with 0
>   indicating that atime should always be updated. This is very similar to
>   the scheme implemented by gfs2. In the future, I'd like to see a "relative
>   atime" mode, which functions in the manner described by Valerie Henson at:
> 
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/8/25/380
> 
I'd like to second that. [adding Val Henson to the "to"] What (if
anything) remains to be done before the relative atime patch is ready to
go upstream? I'm happy to help out here if required,

Steve.



  reply	other threads:[~2006-12-04 10:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-12-03 20:31 Mark Fasheh
2006-12-04 10:54 ` Steven Whitehouse [this message]
2006-12-05  0:10   ` Mark Fasheh
2006-12-05  0:36     ` Relative atime (was Re: What's in ocfs2.git) Valerie Henson
2006-12-05  0:56       ` Valerie Henson
2006-12-05 22:20       ` Mark Fasheh
2006-12-06  6:11         ` Andrew Morton
2006-12-06  4:58       ` Andrew Morton
2006-12-06  8:58         ` Valerie Henson
2006-12-06  9:42         ` Eric Dumazet
2006-12-06 12:48           ` Arjan van de Ven
2006-12-09  3:15         ` Valerie Henson
2006-12-12  9:30           ` Karel Zak
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2009-09-08 20:23 What's in ocfs2.git Joel Becker
2006-09-13 21:35 Mark Fasheh

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