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Re: rsync on maildir

On Sun, Oct 26, 2003 at 06:28:28PM -0500, Theodore Knab wrote:
> Thanks you helped me find the bottleneck. 
> My server is always waiting on the IO.
> Somebody told last year that I should not have maildir on a ext3
> filesystem, now I understand why. It seems that heavy journaling can cause 
> io waits.
> If postfix is not waiting for the IO then something else is.
> I am going to convert everything back to ext2 first chance I get.

Before you do that, try ext3 with a writeback journal (man mount and
look for it).

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