Re: Mercurial 0.3 vs git benchmarks

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 17:56:51 EST

Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Apr 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > Mounting as ext2 is a useful technique for determining whether the fs is
> > getting in the way.
> What's the preferred way to try to convert a root filesystem to a bigger
> journal? Forcing "rootfstype=ext2" at boot and boot into single-user, and
> then the appropriate magic tune2fs? Or what?

Gee, it's been ages. umm,

- umount the fs
- tune2fs -O ^has_journal /dev/whatever
- fsck -fy (to clean up the now-orphaned journal inode)
- tune2fs -j -J size=nblocks (normally 4k blocks)
- mount the fs

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