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re: filesystem writing inodes when it oughtn't?
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 03:53:22PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > 2) About 200 xfers/sec (about 3MB/sec worth) is still going on
> > to the SSD for much of the build process. It's all writes.
> > All build directories (obj, dest, tools, release) are on
> > a separate tmpfs, /tmp is on tmpfs, the machine isn't
> > using any swap, and I am building with -U -O. By the time I
> > verified all this, the disk writes were done so I couldn't
> > use fstat to see what files might be being written.
> I cannot find anything relevant open in / for write while this is going
> on (/ is the SSD on this system). The filesystem is mounted noatime,
> nodevmtime, but I suspect it's having metadata written out when it shouldn't
> anyway. I note that others have reported laptop disks spinning up recently
> for no obvious reason...
our gcc 4.1 uses /var/tmp before /tmp. i worked around it without
touching gcc itself by setting TMPDIR=/tmp in the makewrapper.
i noticed this slow down some builds for on a new system.
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