Subject: Re: other backup technologies?
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/06/1997 12:26:50
Jukka Marin writes:
> > > Does "mount -o async" actually _do_ anything?  I was under the impression
> > > that it didn't.
> > 
> > I can *hear* the difference when I do `rm -rf' of a large directory
> > tree..
> Would you recommend async for disks like a news spool?  Is it functional
> under 1.2?  With ccd?

It will work, but I'd say its a bad idea. You really don't want to
turn off metadata being synced out unless you don't care about how
much damage gets done in a crash (like if you are doing an install,
for example).