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Re: XFS defragmentation issue

To: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS defragmentation issue
From: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2010 10:43:21 +0200
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Le Sat, 11 Sep 2010 14:38:48 -0500 vous écriviez:

> That's good to know Dave.  Thanks.  I created a short-name script a
> while back with "echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches" merely so I could
> "clear the baffles" now and then. 

But isn't it somewhat risky? isn't there any risk of data loss by
dropping cache at any moment?

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