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JLS2009: A Btrfs update

JLS2009: A Btrfs update

Posted Nov 5, 2009 14:04 UTC (Thu) by anton (subscriber, #25547)
In reply to: JLS2009: A Btrfs update by nix
Parent article: JLS2009: A Btrfs update

ext3 with data=ordered is fast enough in my experience (which includes several multi-user servers).

What you write about these figures [citation needed] reminds me of my experiences with copying stuff to flash devices. However, no writing to an ext3 file system was involved there, and I suspect that the problem is sitting at a lower level than the msdos or vfat file system.

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JLS2009: A Btrfs update

Posted Nov 5, 2009 18:08 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304) [Link]

Yeah, that's (as you know from the comment you linked to) a problem that
the per-bdi writeback fix should solve. I saw it back in the days before
cheap USB hard drives, when I ran backups onto pcdrw...

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