Re: ext3 fs: no userspace writes == no disk writes ?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Sep 19 2002 - 18:25:59 EST

On Fri, 2002-09-20 at 00:04, Andrew Morton wrote:
> There are frequently written areas of an ext3 filesystem - the
> journal, the superblock. Those would wear out pretty quickly.

CF is -supposed- to wear level.

> Increasing the commit interval to the maximum acceptable time
> would reduce some of this wear and tear.

Other one is the usual laptop noatime setting

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