On 9/16/20 3:18 PM, Eugene Syromiatnikov wrote:
On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 03:04:45PM -0400, Josef Bacik wrote:
> At the time we tied the fs blocksize to the
> page size, because it was unlikely that a user would mkfs a fs on one arch
> and move it over to another arch.
But one doesn't need "another arch" for page size to change; many
architectures (arm, mips, powerpc, sparc, to name a few) support multiple
Sure, but again you are not likely to change page size for an existing system.
The decision early on was to forgo this particular ability for simplicity, and
then we would revisit the decision later on. It's been a while and there's
still not been enough demand to justify the work until recently. Thanks,