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KS2008: Filesystem and block layer interaction

KS2008: Filesystem and block layer interaction

Posted Sep 16, 2008 21:36 UTC (Tue) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
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>He would like, for example, to be able to determine whether a filesystem is sitting on a solid-state device or on a traditional rotating disk.

But what would we do with loop, crypto, NBD devices, and lastly, FUSE and union mounts, which can all have various seek times and/or storage characteristics!


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KS2008: Filesystem and block layer interaction

Posted Sep 16, 2008 23:55 UTC (Tue) by vomlehn (subscriber, #45588) [Link]

I think the right answer is that *all* of the possible block devices should be considered, not just rotating media and solid-state devices.


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