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EXT4 Has A Nice One-Line Performance Fix For Cases When Delayed Allocation Is Disabled

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  • EXT4 Has A Nice One-Line Performance Fix For Cases When Delayed Allocation Is Disabled

    Phoronix: EXT4 Has A Nice One-Line Performance Fix For Cases When Delayed Allocation Is Disabled

    When an EXT4 file-system is running low on free space (or when toggled via the "nodelalloc" mount option), EXT4's delayed allocation mode can be disabled. This can result in a significant performance hit but now a patch is pending for what should land in Linux 5.20 with recovering that performance when delayed allocation is disabled...

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...alloc-Perf-Fix

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    These are my favorite kind of fixes; small things that are now possible, or just haven't been thought of before!

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