Re: 3.0 wishlist Was: Overview of 2.2.x goals?

Matthew Kirkwood (
Mon, 19 Jan 1998 12:11:09 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 19 Jan 1998, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> I would like to be able to set noatime as a mount option so I can choose
> what filesystems I want noatime on and not.

It is! I mount /usr/src with noatime, and it takes a few seconds from a
kernel compile, especially on a low-memory box.

I think it's actually a generic mount/VFS option, so you don't even need
fs support for it.


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