Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Freeing up disk space problem!!
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:56:12
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Freeing up disk space problem!! by Frank Steinmetzger
1 On Thu, 1 Mar 2012 01:59:41 +0100, Frank Steinmetzger wrote:
3 > It just means that before the drive gets physically full (which means
4 > that files will fragment more), it will get logically full earlier.
5 > This is why there can be expected less fragmentation under extreme
6 > circumstances (i.e. an almost full FS).
8 And after three hours of video transcoding, you get a disk full error
9 instead of a somewhat fragmented file. So far, I've seen no reason to not
10 use 0 on non-system filesystems. After all, -m 0 only tells ext? to
11 behave like every other filesystem in this respect.
14 --
15 Neil Bothwick
17 I work with User-Surly Software.


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