Msdos/FAT stability issues

Michel Talon talon at lpthe.jussieu.fr
Tue Nov 13 05:55:50 PST 2007


Wojciech Puchar wrote:

> don't thing of msdosfs as high performance filesystem. it was writted to 
> just works to be able to copy file to/from this.

See Bruce Evans contribution:
http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/mid.cgi?200707201706.l6KH6vaQ000567

"msdosfs is now only slightly slower than ffs with soft updates for
  writing and slightly faster for reading when both use their best block
  sizes.  Writing is slower for msdosfs because of more sync writes.
  Reading is faster for msdosfs because indirect blocks interfere with
  clustering in ffs."



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Michel TALON



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