Add support in VFS for larger than 4KB block size

Registered by Per Förlin on 2011-05-30

Change the VFS to deal with larger than 4KB block sizes

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
None
Priority:
High
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Saugata Das
Definition:
Obsolete
Series goal:
Accepted for devtrack
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
milestone icon backlog
Completed by
Saugata Das on 2012-02-10

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Headline: Change the VFS to deal with larger than 4KB block sizes
Acceptance:

These items were moved to https://blueprints.launchpad.net/linux-linaro/+spec/vfs-larger-than-4k-block-size-2011.12
Reading up on BP design and current implementation in the Linux kernel: TODO
Contact Nick Piggin to discuss specific plan: TODO

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Work Items

Work items:
Convert one file system to use bh_get_data macros: TODO
Discuss patches on linux-mm mailing list: TODO
Prototype new macro definition for larger block size: TODO
Convert all other file systems: TODO

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