Re: Automatically mount or remount EXT3 partitions with EXT2 when alaptop is powered by a battery?

From: Stephen Tweedie (
Date: Tue Jun 25 2002 - 19:13:40 EST


On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 10:03:47AM -0700, Andrew Morton
<> wrote:

> If it's because of the disk-spins-up-too-much problem then
> that can be addressed by allowing the commit interval to be
> set to larger values.

> +int jbd_commit_interval = 5; /* /proc/sys/fs/jbd_commit_interval */

I suspect you want this to be per-mount, not system-wide (although
filesystems could easily just inherit the system default dynamically
if there's no per-fs override.) I could easily imagine a user wanting
a different interval for a scratch disk, for example.

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