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On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 15:31:47 -0700
"Robin H. Johnson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
First off, Congratulations for your Satire, Ciaran. Been reading much
of Mark Twain lately?
> For real benefits, reducing the number of files, or using a filesystem
> that performs tail packing reduces the amount of disk seek that must
> be done, really increases performance given the number of small files.
Well, here's another method ;)
/root/portage.img on /usr/portage type ext2 (rw,noatime,loop=/dev/loop0)
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 293M Oct 12 23:17 /root/portage.img
/root/portage.img 257M 195M 62M 77% /usr/portage
some varied interesting things from tune2fs -l
Filesystem features: dir_index sparse_super
Inode count: 300144
Block count: 300000
Free blocks: 62825
Free inodes: 154512
Block size: 1024
Fragment size: 1024
Tortured users / Laughing in pain
See Microsoft KB Article Q265230 for more information.