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authorMiklos Szeredi <mszeredi@suse.cz>2007-10-18 03:07:05 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-10-18 14:37:31 -0700
commit0e9663ee452ffce0d429656ebbcfe69417a30e92 (patch)
treea72825f122c9e38d4adc42ebcfd127f366da4a0f /kernel/kexec.c
parentf33321141b273d60cbb3a8f56a5489baad82ba5e (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.34-ux500-0e9663ee452ffce0d429656ebbcfe69417a30e92.tar.gz
fuse: add blksize field to fuse_attr
There are cases when the filesystem will be passed the buffer from a single read or write call, namely: 1) in 'direct-io' mode (not O_DIRECT), read/write requests don't go through the page cache, but go directly to the userspace fs 2) currently buffered writes are done with single page requests, but if Nick's ->perform_write() patch goes it, it will be possible to do larger write requests. But only if the original write() was also bigger than a page. In these cases the filesystem might want to give a hint to the app about the optimal I/O size. Allow the userspace filesystem to supply a blksize value to be returned by stat() and friends. If the field is zero, it defaults to the old PAGE_CACHE_SIZE value. Signed-off-by: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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