Re: tuning for large files in xfs

From: Matheus Izvekov
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 21:07:07 EST

On 5/22/06, fitzboy <fitzboy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Matheus Izvekov wrote:
> Why use a flesystem with just one file?? Why not use the device node
> of the partition directly?

I am not sure what you mean, could you elaborate?

If you have, say, a partition of size 2GB (lets call it sdc3), you can
use the device node /dev/sdc3 as if it was a 2GB file. Just configure
your program to use /dev/sdc3 instead of whatever you name your file
that is alone in this xfs filesystem. You could try that and see how
fast it goes.
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