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Re: XFS on laptops

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Subject: Re: XFS on laptops
From: Juri Haberland <list-linux.sgi.xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 14:48:22 +0000 (UTC)
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thomas graichen <list-linux.sgi.xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jan-Frode Myklebust <janfrode@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> 
>>> see the thread from the same question i asked here some weeks ago
>>> called "xfs on notebooks (noflushd etc.)" - what came up there was
>>> that it should work as long as / is mounted with noatime which
>>> seems to require some work with initrd because noatime seems to be
>>> ignored as a root mount option ... did not find the time to play
>>> around with this until now
> 
>> Can't you just issue a 'mount -o noatime,remount /'
>> after the machine is booted? 
> 
> iirc it does not work as expected for / mounts - but maybe i'm wrong
> here (just remembering what i think of having read somethere)

Well, doing so definitely changed the access patterns from my HD, so I would
say that 'mount / -o remount,noatime' works... (though it didn't help
me with getting my HD spin down with ext3 as my FS)

Juri

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