Re: Ext2 defragmentation
Thu, 18 Nov 1999 13:37:05 GMT

On Wed, 17 Nov 1999 21:12:58 +0100, you wrote:

> Get enough memory and set kflushd so that it writes changes out once a
> hour.
> I don't think write performance does the difference. Sorry.
> [Hey, _what_ write perfrmance? What access times are modified?
> Directories access times? That's STRANGE.]

I mounted the ext2 fs with "noatime" and all the trailing disk writes go away.
No surprise there. Find on the ext2 fs is always about 3 times slower even on
second and subsequent tries but I don't find that significant because the ext2
fs may well have more files in it.

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