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Re: grub2 ChangeLog fs/ext2.c

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: grub2 ChangeLog fs/ext2.c
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 01:07:12 +0100
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On Sunday 18 March 2007 19:27, Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> If the inode size is not 128 bytes, why do we still read `sizeof (struct
> grub_ext2_inode)' bytes from disk?

Because we don't need more than that.

> What is the layout of a non-128-byte 
> inode?

There is extra space right after the traditional inode structure. Currently, 
it can be used only for xattr. If you are interested in the details, look at 
fs/ext3/inode.c in Linux.


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