[OE-core] [PATCH 0/1] genext2fs: support large files and filesystems without using large amounts of memor
B29882 at freescale.com
Fri Mar 30 00:27:54 CEST 2012
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Richard Purdie
<richard.purdie at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-03-29 at 00:51 +0800, Dexuan Cui wrote:
>> Hi RP, Saul, Paul, Darren, Mark, Josh and joaohf and all, please comment.
>> Let's figure out if this big patch is accepatable or not...
>> With this patch, I can successfully create a 8.5GB .ext3 file with genext2fs.
>> The speed is slow -- I spent about 1.5 hours.
> If these patches solved all the problems and made things work
> wonderfully I'd probably say we'd take them. Unfortunately I don't
> consider taking 1.5 hours to build am 8GB filesystem "wonderful", its
> rather worrying and I don't think its performing any where need fast
> enough for our needs :(.
> Patching genext2fs at this point in the cycle is a rather risky
> undertaking too and I'm getting very concerned about this.
> We might have to look at alternative ways to solve this problem. I think
> Darren said he might help look at this and has some other ideas. Darren?
Can fuse offer some option here?
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