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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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