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On Mon, 21 Feb 2005, Matt Stegman wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, David Sparks wrote:
> > Nobody commented on this question though, I'll put it up again. Most of
> > the information I've gathered on external logs dates back to the IRIX
> > days -- I hope there isn't anything out of date there.
> > > Regarding external logs, I've never formatted a XFS with an external
> > > log. From what I can gather (google, man pages), doing so is supposed
> > > to reduce disk head seeking hence performance is improved. Is anyone
> > > aware of any benchmarks that explore internal/external logs and sizes?
> > > My preference is for an internal log as that just simplifies things.
> > Is there any advantage to an external log on a separate partition on the
> > same device, as opposed to an external log on a separate device?
> > Basically is an external log only for performance benefits or are there
> > robustness benefits also?