On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, dean gaudet wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Nicolas Kowalski wrote:
> > PS: as an additional test, on the same array/server, I created an ext3
> > filesystem, pushed the same files than for the XFS/xfsdump
> > tests, and ran a dump session:
> if the xfs filesystem was created "live" and had files added/deleted
> along the way it's likely to be more fragmented than a freshly created
> ext3 filesystem which had a bunch of files copied to it right after
> being created... one more test you might want to do is a fresh xfs fs
> which you populate the same way you populated the ext3 fs.
That's what I do: all my tests with xfsdump are done on a newly
created/populated filesystem, so that fragmentation does not "corrupt"