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From: Richard Fish <bigfish@××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] BIG reiserfs problem
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2006 00:13:04
1 On 10/28/06, fire-eyes <sgtphou@×××××××××.org> wrote:
2 > I'm not sure about the journaling, but the trick is that it caches
3 > writes very aggressively -- we're talking dozens of MB at a time, and it
4 > often holds onto those writes for not just minutes but even hours.
6 Just want to point out that XFS offers a few tuning parameters to
7 control how long it will cache metadata before writing it out.
8 Reducing these parameters "encourages" xfs to write associated file
9 data more frequently as well.
11 See /usr/src/linux/Documentation/filesystems/xfs.txt.
13 -Richard
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