logging disk activity

M K maheshext3 at yahoo.com
Mon May 24 19:56:32 UTC 2004

If I am not mistaken, that number can be changed in
also, Stephen Tweedie has a patch which allows you to
specify the journal update time as a parameter to the
mount command
plus, you can tweak bdflush (see man proc for details,
and linux/fs/buffer.c) to tune the timing of the
buffer flushes.
--- Kurt Fitzner <kfitzner at excelcia.org> wrote:
> Rahul Kalaskar wrote:
> > I would like to know how often a writes happen on
> ext3 fs. Is there any
> > way to find this out?
> Data is flushed to the journal every 5 seconds, as
> opposed to ext2 where 
> it is flushed every 30.
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