Nanosecond date resolution
sandeen at redhat.com
Fri Jul 4 17:04:24 UTC 2008
Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
> By default ext3 stores file with 1 second date resolution but I have
> read it is possible to enable big inode and that will improve
> resolution to 1 nanosecond.
> How can I enable the 1-nanosecond date resolution? I've found some
> mails by Alex Tomas, Andi Kleen and Andreas Gruenbacher to the linux
> filesystems mailing list but no clear way to enable this feature. Will
> it harm performance? (I do know it consumes more space)
> Thank you
ext4 makes use of larger inodes for this purpose, but ext3 does not.
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