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    SubjectRe: RFT: updatedb "morning after" problem [was: Re: -mm merge plans for 2.6.23]
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    On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 01:47 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

    > Anyway, blockdev pagecache is a problem, I expect. It's worth playing with
    > that patch.

    (may tinker a bit, but i'm way rusty. ain't had the urge to mutilate
    anything down there in quite a while... works just fine for me these
    days)

    > Another problem is atime updates. You really do want to mount noatime.
    > Because with atimes enabled, each touch of a file will touch its inode and
    > will keep its backing blockdev pagecache page in core.

    Yeah, I mount noatime,nodiratime,data=writeback. ext3's journal with my
    crusty old disk/fs is painful as heck.

    -Mike

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