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Re: realtime partition support?

To: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: realtime partition support?
From: Phil Karn <karn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2011 06:42:52 -0800
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On 1/7/11 10:29 PM, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> Phil Karn put forth on 1/7/2011 9:59 PM:
> 
>> No? I'm having a very hard time getting XFS on rotating SATA drives to
>> come close to Reiser or ext4 when extracting a large tarball (e.g., the
>> Linux source tree) or when doing rm -rf.
> 
> This is because you're not using Dave's delayed logging patch, and
> you've not been reading this list for many months, as it's been
> discussed in detail many times.  See:
> 
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=blob;f=Documentation/filesystems/xfs-delayed-logging-design.txt;h=96d0df28bed323d5596fc051b0ffb96ed8e3c8df;hb=HEAD

Yes, I am new to the list, and while I did pull down a year of the
archives I certainly haven't read them all.

Thanks to this file pointer and your explanation, I now have a pretty
good idea of what's going on.

Phil

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