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Re: reiserfs vs ext3fs

According to Hugo S.Carrer,
> On Mon, 6 Oct 2003 14:06:21 +0200
> "PF" <nobody@tiscali.it> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> >     I found no faq or thread about comparing ReiserFS and Ext3FS for use on
> > laptops.
> > 
> > Can someone tell me her/his impressions? I'd like to install a Debian 3.1 on
> > a HP Omnibook and I wish using journaled fs principally to avoid fschk's...
> > 
> I'm using ext3 on my toshiba, no fsck's for almost a year, and with several
> power failures during heavy FS usage. For now its working great, the only
> problem that I can't resolve is the commit interval. the HD spins down
> after some time to save battery power but spins right back because of the
> journal update or something , anyway it didn't happen with ext2 only.


Check out noflushd.

Also you can mount with option noatime to reduce writes
(atime updating means you have a write for every read!).


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