Re: [PATCH] reiserfs: eliminate minimum window size for bitmap searching

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Jeff Mahoney wrote:
> Also, I think the bigalloc behavior just ultimately ends up introducing
> even more fragmentation on an already fragmented file system. It'll keep
> contiguous chunks together, but those chunks can end up being spread all
> over the disk.
> -Jeff
Yes, and almost as important, it makes it difficult to understand and
predict the allocator, which means other optimizations become harder to do.
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