status of dir_index in 2.4 kernels ?
adam.cassar at netregistry.com.au
Thu Sep 23 00:45:09 UTC 2004
We have a similar set up but the maildirs are exported via NFS.
Performance was actually worse. There is a userspace preload lib that
supposedly fixes the problem but by that time I didn't bother
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On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 01:13, Jakob Curdes wrote:
> I stumbled on the dir_index option of recent ext2 implementation which
> would be interesting for our mailservers (running dovecot with maildir)
> and found out that the newer ext2progs are able to cope with it; the 2.6
> kernels do also but for the 2.4 kernels I still require a patch. Is that
> correct? Which patch would be the correct one to apply to the current
> 2.4.27 kernel ? Can anybody comment on the stability of
> dir_index-enabled filesystems ?
> Thank you for hints,
> Jakob Curdes
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