[CentOS] ext4 in 5.3

Wed Jan 21 04:11:50 UTC 2009
Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com>

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 6:33 PM, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
> Hi guys - I'm really looking forward to 5.3 for the potential of ext4.
> I am moving/copying image files lately 8G file and it is slow. I am
> hoping that ext4 really speeds that up.

I don't think it will speed things up much. 8GB files are mostly
hardware throughput and ext3/4 will actually be slower because the
journalling etc are to make it more robust but at a speed cost. You
would probably see better speed by going to ext2.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux
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