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> From: linux-xfs-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:linux-xfs-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Eric Sandeen
> Sent: Thu, Mar 06, 2003 6:00p
> To: l.a walsh
> Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Just some odd questions out of the blue...
> On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, l.a walsh wrote:
> > So lets say you had 2 disks...would it make sense to put the log
> > of disk1 on disk2 and the log of disk2 on disk1? This would be
> Yes, external logs are available for this reason.
> Your cross-log scenario would probably only help if you were
> really only
> writing to 1 fs at a time.
Yes...but say you have 1 disk setup with system and home
dir where home dir is mainly docs and email, and second disk is
setup mainly to do builds on....
> > Second question ... suppose one disk was faster than the other --
> > or one was a sda and the other hda. How much metadata is written
> > compared to file data, i.e. is there some average ratio or range?
> You can look at the stats with the xfs_stats.pl script in cvs.
> It really depends on the nature of your workload.
CVS again...everything is CVS...seems like every piece of
software I'm interested in I've got to pull down the whole bloomin
CVS tree...grumble. I don't suppose such scripts could be put into
xfsprogs or xfsprogs-devel? (not right this second...but just in