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Re: reiserfs vs ext3fs



On Mon, 6 Oct 2003 15:17:35 -0700
Tony Godshall <togo@of.net> wrote:

> 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.
> 
I have nolushd running and it dows spin the disk down.

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

Doesn't this option reduce the recovery capability of the FS?

> Tony
> 

Thanks for the tips!! :)
hugo

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