[Box Backup] noatime for this?
Mon, 08 Oct 2007 18:55:30 +0100
On Mon, 2007-10-08 at 09:38 -0700, Peter Jalajas, TebucoSafe Backups
> Instigated by news of Con Kolivas' departure from the Linux kernel team
Unfortunately he was never really part of the "team", which was a lot of
> , I am exploring ways to
> speed up my perceived desktop performance (currently on Ubuntu, but open to other suggestions),
> and somehow noticed this recent article:
> which suggests adding ",noatime" to disk mount options, and which eventually led to this one:
> which duly warns that some applications need noatime.
> Does Box Backup client or server need noatime or any of the other options mentioned in that last
noatime does not adversely affect Box Backup. I've run with noatime set
on all my filesystems on all my machines since back in the late 90s.
Quite frankly I think you'd have to be mad not to, and I find it
disappointing that more distros don't use it as a default, since for 99%
of users it's the right thing.