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Does noatime imply nodiratime?

Does noatime imply nodiratime?

Posted Aug 10, 2007 6:41 UTC (Fri) by tarvin (subscriber, #4412)
In reply to: Does noatime imply nodiratime? by corbet
Parent article: Once upon atime

OK. I've been using noatime systematically for years. And then I read about a prominent kernel developer like Molnar using both noatime and nodiratime, making me worried: Have I been missing out on I/O-performance for years?

- But your definite statement is comforting, thanks. I'll keep using just "noatime".

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Does noatime imply nodiratime?

Posted Aug 10, 2007 14:26 UTC (Fri) by jzbiciak (subscriber, #5246) [Link]

Actually, Andrew Morton actually corrected Ingo on this point:
From: Andrew Morton 
To:	Ingo Molnar 
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/23] per device dirty throttling -v8
Date:	Sun, 5 Aug 2007 00:29:34 -0700

On Sun, 5 Aug 2007 09:21:41 +0200 Ingo Molnar [email blocked] wrote:

> even on a noatime,nodiratime filesystem

noatime is a superset of nodiratime, btw.
I trust Andrew on this point. :-)

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