Subject: Re: the undocumented FFS2 root trouble
To: David Laight <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/01/2005 09:44:23
On May 1, 2005, at 1:33 AM, David Laight wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 08:56:57AM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>> fsck is much faster on FFSv2, as well.
> I think you mean newfs, fsck will be slower because the filesystem
> metadata is twice the size.
No, I mean fsck -- because of the lazy inode creation in FFSv2, it
only has to scan inodes that it knows have been created. This is a
huge benefit on file systems that don't have large numbers of files.