[Dirvish] Replacing backup drive

H Oli olih10200 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 14:09:37 UTC 2018


Hi folks,

One not too vauable note... when you create ext4 fs, the inode count -
except for special situations - always tuned the wish of the size of the
partition :)

Special situ. in this case would: many-many little files, with many-many
changes..

--
Olivér


Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> ezt írta (időpont: 2018. júl. 14.,
Szo 17:50):

> On Sat, 14 Jul 2018, Jim Conger wrote:
>
> > What dirvish truly beats the snot out of is the directory storage. Say
> you
> > are keeping 30 days of snapshots. If a file hasn't changed in those 30
> > days, it is stored once using one inode -- but it is in 30 directories.
> If
> > you are investigating file systems, which is a bit like trying out
> > religions, don't pick one with limited directory storage or poor
> directory
> > performance.
>
> Jim,
>
>    Thanks again.
>
> Rich
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