[K12OSN] noatime mount option for better performance

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 16:25:38 UTC 2007

On 8/9/07, James P. Kinney III <jkinney at localnetsolutions.com> wrote:
> From a performance aspect, the potential in LTSP is huge. Everytime a
> client reads a file that runs the user interface, a disk write must also
> happen if atime is on. From a standpoint of system control, do you
> _really_ need to know when someone read a file? Maybe in a high-security
> environment but in a school?


> Currently most system use mount options as defaults which are
> default options: rw, suid, dev, exec, auto, nouser, and async
> so change an fstab line from
> LABEL=/home  /home ext3 defaults 1 2
> to:
> LABEL=/home /home ext3  rw,suid,dev,exec,auto,nouser,async,noatime  1 2

How about just
LABEL=/home  /home ext3 defaults,noatime 1 2
also (for clarity) other mount points would benefit too.

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada
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