Question about Cyrus, ext3, and Linux kernel 2.4.18 bug

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at
Thu Apr 17 13:30:53 EDT 2003

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, Christopher Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 17:33, Michael Fair wrote:
> > I guess this also just goes to prove your earlier point that
> > data journals mostly just protect badly written applications...
> They also tend to improve performance of applications which need to make
> guarantees about data anyway. For example, Cyrus seems to perform better
> (defying intuition) on ext3 with data journaling turned on.

Yeah, that it does. It not only performs better, it also defies intuition :P

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  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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