Recomendations for a 15000 Cyrus Mailboxes

Adam Tauno Williams adam at
Tue Apr 10 14:35:45 EDT 2007

> Both partitions were formatted with the following commands:
>    mkfs -t ext3 -j -m 1 -O dir_index /dev/sdb1

Yep, "-O dir_index" is the important bit.  With that the performance
difference between ext3 and other filesystems is dramatically

>    tune2fs -c 0 -i 0 /dev/sdb1
> Our mount options are "defaults,data=ordered,noatime".  You'll definately 
> want "noatime" regardless of which filesystem you choose.

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