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SubjectRe: ext3 throughput woes on certain (possibly heavily fragmented) files
On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 09:22:22PM +0400, Hans Reiser wrote:
> I think I prefer that we implement a repacker for reiser4 though, as
> that, combined with delayed allocation, will be a balanced and thorough
> solution.

How does current ReiserFS fare against extreme fragmentation? What
about XFS? Without trying to risk a flamewar, what Linux filesystems
are the most preventive of fragmentation?

The filesystem could make a huge difference on a machine like a mail
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