On 2019-12-02, Steve Litt <sl...@troubleshooters.com> wrote:
> I mount everything noatime because I don't care at all about access
> time, I care about modification time.

Access time can be useful in forensics and debugging ("when was program
X last used? when was this file last opened?") but often you won't know
until after the event that you might find it useful.

I tend to use noatime on things like /usr/src, /usr/ports, /cvs but
otherwise leave atimes on as done by default.


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