Re: Hmmmm.

From: Don Lewis <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 15:06:24 -0800

On Mar 19, 9:34am, "Daniel O'Callaghan" wrote:
} Subject: Re: Hmmmm.
} If unlinking expired objects is time consuming because of the constant
} inode metadata updates, it might be an idea to suggest to people with busy
} caches to 'mount -u -o async /cachedir' on those OSs that support it.
} Linux does not need this, apparently, because ext2fs defaults to async
} mode. Async mode causes the inode metadata to be written to disk at the
} next sync(), rather than immediately.

I suspect that a signficant amount of time is spent just walking the
directory tree in order to find the inode.

                        --- Truck
Received on Tue Mar 18 1997 - 15:12:00 MST

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