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Re: ext3 filesystem performance issues



On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 15:39:23 -0400,
  aragonx dcsnow com wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 09:50:45 -0700,
> >   John Wendel <john wendel metnet navy mil> wrote:
> >>
> >> Your cow-orker is (mostly) wrong! These failures are a shell
> >> limitation, and have nothing to do with the filesystem itself.
> >
> > It's actually an OS limitation and a patch to fix it has been accepted for
> > 2.6.23. So look for a change in the not too distant future.
> 
> Can you tell me who the submitter is or what is the best way of finding
> that patch?

This article has info on what the new limitations are:
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/9/5/218

I heard that the patch is fairly large, so backpatching it might be some
work, but the article above I think refers to a message from the person
who submitted the patch, which I think will let you search for the patch
if you want to try that.


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