[lkml]   [1997]   [Nov]   [29]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: Why no ext2 "no_atime" option?

    Thats not true, it IS a mount option.. Download, and compile the newest
    mount and it's a normal mount flag..

    On Sat, 29 Nov 1997, Jeff Garzik wrote:

    > Linux 2.0.32 includes support for ignoring atime updates, a big win on
    > news servers.
    > Looking through the source, it appears there is no mount option to
    > enable no_atime support under ext2. Why is this? Is ext2 no_atime
    > unstable?
    > ext2 no_atime support is present, but it requires the setting of an ext2
    > flag "EXT2_FL_NOATIME", which is not manipulated or set in the kernel at
    > all.
    > Request: Add a noatime mount option to the ext2 fs in the next kernel
    > release. I can easily work up a patch to do so if desired.
    > --
    > Jeff Garzik Typhoon, Cyclone, Diablo, and INN
    > Spinne USENET News Service Fast and efficient news feeds
    > News tuning and consulting

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:40    [W:0.019 / U:25.480 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site