Subject: Re: Interactive responsiveness under heavy I/O load
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/26/2004 22:22:13
>  - The question of "on by default" is shady; softdeps aren't enabled
>    unless you specify the mount option, but I understand sysinst now
>    creates fstab's with that option by default.  So most users would
>    have them enabled on new systems at least. I may be wrong about
>    sysinst, its not something I really ever use.

Sysinst doesn't enable it by default, but does let you select it
(if you select the relevant field on the relevant menu...)


David Laight: