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Re: Fedora 10 - Boot Analysis



Callum Lerwick wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 16:58 +0100, Harald Hoyer wrote:
>> Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>>> Turning off bootchart: 30s
>>>>
>>>> So all in all we have nearly accomplished the 30 Second Startup Feature 
>>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/30SecondStartup.
>>> Well, no; not if this requires data=writeback.  We can't ship that way,
>>> it's a potential security hole.  You don't want someone's maildir
>>> suddenly containing pieces of /etc/shadow or whatnot.  The old data that
>>> may be exposed by data=writeback may not belong to that user.
>>>
>>> -Eric
>>>
>> So, we switch to xfs as the default FS? :-)
> 
> Not until someone writes an XFS filesystem shrinker.

Just out of curiosity, do you really do offline root ext3 filesystem
shrinks that often?

-Eric


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