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Re: Snapshots in tmpfs

On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 06:14:04AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> The problem with that scheme is that you rewrite everything to the
> flash over and over again anytime something changes, which is going to
> generate vastly more write cycles than just using a normal fs.

This scheme doesn't write anytime something changes, it writes
periodically.  The number of write cycles over/under a normal fs depends
on the period, on the rate of application writes, on the proportion of
files changed v. unchanged in a typical period.


David Young    Urbana, IL    (217) 721-9981

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