On Donnerstag 12 Februar 2009 Dave Chinner wrote:
> BTW, you are referring to "delayed allocation", not
> "pre-allocation". Pre-allocation is the act of immediately
> allocating space on disk without writing data; delayed allocation is
> avoiding allocation until the data is to be written to disk...
Thank you Dave. I didn't remember the correct wording. So
/proc/sys/vm/dirty_expire_centisecs for XFS says how much data, but not
metadata, I could loose on kernel crash/power outage etc. No need to
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