Subject: Re: ext2fs is in the tree
To: Peter Svensson <>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/11/1997 19:25:15
On Jun 11, Peter Svensson wrote
> sources, but the linux man pages say that they support sychronous writes
> on ext2fs, if mounted with that option.

It does, but performances are a disaster. I get 1Mo/s writes on
a linux mounted sync, about the same on the same filesystem under
NetBSD, and 6Mo/s on a ffs under NetBSD - all on the same drive.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.       
     {Net,Free}BSD: 21 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference