On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:46 PM, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Is possible to disable journaling on XFS too?
> No, it's not right possible today. There used to be a sort of config
> option that disabled journaling ages ago, but it's gone now. Not sure
> it ever worked on Linux.
> Ext4 does have an option to disable journaling now, which is
Thanks for this information.
> If I ever have any time I'd like to see how hard it might
> be to allow a mount option to xfs to also make journaling a no-op.
I'm new on filesystems but, is there another useful reason for having XFS
with no journaling?
I know that a journaling filesystem will slightly degrade the write
performance because the extra write operation (the write on journaling).
> > Thanks in advance
> > 
> Fatally flawed article FWIW, their bonnie++ results are comically bad
> (you try deleting 8G files on ext3, see if you can do 200 per second) I
> alerted them to the bonnie++ problems, and explained what they had done
> wrong in the results parsing, and although they link to my email, they
> leave the ridiculous graphs in place. The iozone results may be better,
> but I'd be very inclined to do my own testing rather than use those
> results right now.
But about the sequential read tests, do you think that are ok?
[[HTML alternate version deleted]]