Upcoming filesystems?

Andrew Reilly areilly at bigpond.net.au
Thu Feb 12 20:18:32 PST 2004


On Thu, Feb 12, 2004 at 06:48:38PM -0800, Tom Arnold wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 10:20:10AM +0800, Xin LI wrote:
> > Personally I'd prefer the SoftUpdates approach, so I am more interested
> > in what made you to think it doesn't fit your needs, performance?
> > security features? or others?
> 
> Boot time.  Large small-block filesystems take forever to come
> up at bootime Forever being approx 10 minutes per filesystem
> for the snapshot to occur, with 3 filesystems on the machine
> it adds up.

Why are your filsystems going down dirty?  Are you crashing the
system, or is your power supply dodgy?  If it's the latter, then
a UPS ought to sort out the problem.

If you shutdown cleanly, then it should come up without needing
a fsck at all (background or otherwise).

-- 
Andrew


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