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SubjectRe: e2fs performance as function of block size
> Sirs,
> performing extensive tests on linux platform performance, optimized as
> database server, I got IMHO confusing results:
> in particular e2fs initialized to use 1024 block/fragment size showed
> significant I/O gains over 4096 block/fragment size, while I expected t=
> he
> opposite. I would appreciate some hints to understand this.

It may be that your database is writing out 1K sized blocks on random
boundaries. If so then the behaviour you describe would be quite reasonable.

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