Date: Sat, 22 May 2021 19:13:52 UTC
> On 22. May 2021, at 20:32, tech-lists <email@example.com> wrote: > > Hi, > > What options could one pass to zfs to speed it up to characteristics > favourable to what's usually in /var ? Like lots of fast writes, lots of > files smaller than what's on /usr, lots of file creation and deletion > but also quite a few files that might become large, like what's in > /var/log, things like that. > Make sure your pool (or at least the /var file system) has compression=lz4 and that atime is off, beyond that I wouldn’t bother to try to optimize manually there, unless you run a database like MySQL in /var/db/…, in which case setting a fixed record size might make sense. Best Michael > thanks, > -- > J.