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Re: RFC: Changing default filesystem parameters for power management reasons



Hi.

On Fri, 28 Nov 2008 13:16:36 +0100, Phil Knirsch wrote:

> Sounds like a good idea. It's also something i've been looking at a
> bit. Take e.g. something like xchat. If you enable logging there you 
> basically keep your disc active all the time as xchat itself doesn't
> use a large internal cache to write the data out every X MB or so.

And why should it, honestly? Bufffering data ist the OSes job 99% of
the time. As long as xchat does not use fsync() after each write we
should be good.


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