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SubjectRe: [RFC] Improved inode number allocation for HTree
John Bradford <> writes:

|> > Though the journal only becomes involved when blocks are modified,
|> > unfortunately, because of atime updates, this includes all directory
|> > operations. We could suggest to users that they should disable
|> > atime updating if they care about performance, but we ought to be
|> > able to do better than that.
|> On a separate note, since atime updates are not usually very important
|> anyway, why not have an option to cache atime updates for a long time,
|> or until either a write occurs anyway.

mount -o noatime


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