freebsd-performance Digest, Vol 3, Issue

randall ehren randall at
Thu May 1 18:17:28 PDT 2003

> It's the same reason that people think 8% of a 120GB hard drive
> is "a lot of space" and refuse to set their free reserve on their
> FS's high enough to avoid fragmentation.

what do you mean by "set their free reserve"?

i've picked up on not letting filesystems get beyond 90% full but have not
heard about setting a free reserve.


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