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    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
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