Tony Gale wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-04-18 at 17:17, Jim Buzbee wrote:
> > Steve Lord wrote:
> > > > ? Both the SuSE kernel has the infrastructure, and the 2.5 kernels so as
> > > > well.
> > >
> > > Unless I am mistaken, Jim is tied down to a fairly old kernel.
> > Yep, we're on 2.4.8 with the current box under development.
> > Jim
> Have you thought about using ext3 in data=journal mode instead?
One feature we require that only XFS provides (as far as I know) is the
ability to punch holes in files. We continually record video to a file
and when the file gets too large, we just chop off the front and keep
> Also make sure your disk honours the ATA write cache flush command, and
> that it doesn't throw away the cache contents on reboot/suspend.
That's an interesting thought. The box can be reset (by the user
pulling the smart card) without losing power. So I guess in that case,
the IDE buffer would still get flushed.