Re: noatime support in kernel?

Theodore Y. Ts'o (
Fri, 25 Oct 1996 13:58:36 -0400

I have a set of changes which provide per-file noatime support. I'm
hoping to get them merged into the 2.1 tree soon.

The current status is that all of the ext2-specific work is done, and
you can turn on no-atime status using the ext2 ioctl's. I'm currently
working on adding support for BSD-style getflags and setflags, so that
you can turn on no-atime support in a much more general fashion. This
is necessary for turning on no-atime support for devices, because
currently you can only modify ext2 attributes on ext2 files, not

- Ted