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Re: using non-default blocks per group



Hi,

On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 12:52:19PM -0700, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> I've been playing with the -g switch to mke2fs, which controls the blocks
> per group.  This switch isn't documented.  I've been using it to balance
> metadata traffic on RAID 0.
> 
> This seems to work fine in ext2.  Will I have any problems with ext3 where
> the blocks per group is not a power of 2?

No, although one important piece of metadata --- the journal --- will
not get balanced in respect of the -g setting in ext3's case.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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