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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: mounting a filesystem with 'noatime' (FreeBSD)
Date Mon, 21 Apr 1997 21:43:28 GMT
Linux has this too (a patch against 2.0.x, but present in 2.1.x).  It's
also a win on news servers.  Rumour is that Solaris will start sporting it
soon.

Dean

On Mon, 21 Apr 1997, Rob Hartill wrote:

> 
> Anyone use 'noatime' to save all the httpd file accesses updating
> the access times ?
> 
> 
> man mount:
> 
>              noatime
>                      Do not update the file access time when reading from a
>                      file. This option is useful on filesystems where there
>                      are large numbers of files and performance is more criti-
>                      cal than updating the file access time (which is rarely
>                      ever important). This option is currently only supported
>                      on local filesystems.
> 
> 
> rob
> 
> 


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