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Thus spake Andrew E. Mileski:
> > What exactly do you end up slowing down when you do that? Does it slow
> > down reads, or only writes, or what?
>
> AFAIK it doesn't slow anything down. The reserved space is simply
> reserved for the root user.

I thought it was used by ext2fs for the defragmenting, etc.

Of course, it's possible that I don't know what I'm talking about.

Mike

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