[reiserfs-list] slides of reiserfs talk

2001-05-09 Thread Hans Reiser
Welcome Constantin, please take a look at the slides. Hans

Re: [reiserfs-list] Mutt performance with Maildir format: wasReiserFS seems to be stable as of 2.4.4

2001-05-09 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Mason wrote: On Wednesday, May 09, 2001 04:54:00 AM -0700 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ragnar Kjørstad wrote: On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 08:26:23PM +0200, Philippe Gramoulle wrote: Just wanted to let you know my benchmarks on a dual 650Mhz, SCSI disks and 2.4.4 + 1.5 Go

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs, xfs, ext2, ext3 (simple benchmarks)

2001-05-13 Thread Hans Reiser
Andrey Tulenev wrote: Hello reiserfs-list, http://www.uwsg.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0105.1/0358.html http://bulma.lug.net/body.phtml?nIdNoticia=626 -- Best regards, [Team òõäîÉË] Andrey mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Pager: 913-5353

Re: [reiserfs-list] [patch] ignore forcefsck

2001-05-19 Thread Hans Reiser
Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: For now we do not want it to be ran by boot scripts. So, 3.x.0k will just ignore -f and -a. Ooops, I meant: -f and -a will make reiserfsck to do nothing but print its version. whereas -r and -p are ignored. Thanks, vs

Re: [reiserfs-list] ftp.reiserfs.org down?

2001-05-19 Thread Hans Reiser
Dirk Haage wrote: On 18 May 2001 10:17:03 -0700, Hans Reiser wrote: Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: You should use ftp.namesys.com. Thanks, vs It should be fixed by now, and reiserfs.org and reiserfs.net should work by now. Hmm, I just get some Infos from domaindiscover

Re: [reiserfs-list] [patch] ignore forcefsck

2001-05-19 Thread Hans Reiser
Dirk Mueller wrote: On Sam, 19 Mai 2001, Hans Reiser wrote: fsck should never be run automatically. That sysadmin might have a company waiting for the server to come up. Then they should have a sysadmin that knows how to disable it. This is not a policy, its just a reasonable

Re: [reiserfs-list] [patch] ignore forcefsck

2001-05-19 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Mason wrote: On Saturday, May 19, 2001 06:40:48 PM +0200 Dirk Mueller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sam, 19 Mai 2001, Hans Reiser wrote: fsck should never be run automatically. That sysadmin might have a company waiting for the server to come up. Then they should have

[reiserfs-list] Re: Why side-effects on open(2) are evil. (was Re: [RFD w/info-PATCH]device arguments from lookup)

2001-05-24 Thread Hans Reiser
Daniel Phillips wrote: On Tuesday 22 May 2001 22:10, Andreas Dilger wrote: Peter Braam writes: File system journal recovery can corrupt a snapshot, because it copies data that needs to be preserved in a snapshot. During journal replay such data may be copied again, but the source

Re: [reiserfs-list] Frequent disk accesses (sync?) on laptop

2001-06-14 Thread Hans Reiser
Xuan Baldauf wrote: Chris Mason wrote: On Tuesday, June 12, 2001 02:00:36 AM +0200 Jens Benecke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, when working on files (i.e. having open files) on my laptop reiserfs accesses the disk every 5 seconds. this effectively prevents the disk from

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs-raw

2001-06-18 Thread Hans Reiser
Henrik Nordstrom wrote: ReiserFS developers: What is the status of the reiserfs-raw branch? Is it still being maintained, or has it been completely postponed awaiting finding space/resources/time for a more generic filesystem interface mechanism for such applications? The last known

Re: [reiserfs-list] license question

2001-06-30 Thread Hans Reiser
Philip R. Auld wrote: Hi folks, I noticed recently that a good number of the files in the reiserfsprogs-3.x.0j contain only a Copyright Hans Reiser with no reference to the README file that puts them under the GPL. Are these files intentionally non-GPLed

Re: [reiserfs-list] performance comparision found in newsgroup

2001-07-06 Thread Hans Reiser
Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: Dirk Haage wrote: Am 03 Jul 2001 21:18:34 +0400 schrieb Nikita Danilov: [some performance tests] [Table skipped.] ReiserFS is extremely fast with simple file system operations; as soon as parallel accesses of several processes takes place, the

Re: [reiserfs-list] Status of reiserfs and ACLs?

2001-07-08 Thread Hans Reiser
Florin Andrei wrote: - XFS is very fast when it comes to reading/writing to/from very large files, especially when you need high sustained I/O rates, and more especially under concurrent access and in multi-CPU environments (no wonder it does that, because that's what it was designed for).

Re: [reiserfs-list] CPU useage of ReiserFS

2001-07-08 Thread Hans Reiser
Jens Benecke wrote: Hi, I just had a, er, 'lively' discussion with someone claiming ReiserFS is crap because it hogs even the fastest CPU too much, and it uses 4x as much processing power to do metadata operations, and in general is slower because of the journal. My benchmarks don't

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: [reiserfs-dev] hash-collisions

2001-07-08 Thread Hans Reiser
Xuan Baldauf wrote: * Tails-directories are slower by factor 3.7 than notails-directories. Is there any way to optimize? My intuition says that tails-directories should be faster than notails-directories, because due to the less data to be read, there should be less disk accesses needed to

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: [reiserfs-dev] hash-collisions

2001-07-08 Thread Hans Reiser
Ragnar Kjørstad wrote: The hash is only 23 bits. From 7 up to 30. Low bits (0-6) are used to store generation counter. Highest bit (31) is left 0, because offset in file in GNU system is signed integer (off_t which is long int). Thanks for all your help. The new hash is now working

Re: [reiserfs-list] test da filesystem ?

2001-07-12 Thread Hans Reiser
Christian Gottschalch wrote: re All ! i've to set up a low coast filer(NFS-Server)on an dual intel(866MHz) machine, an icp scsi raid controller, an easyraid(HW-Raid with 250Gig) now i've to check some filesystems(reiserfs,xfs,jfs,gfs...), how stable it works, performace etc. now i need an

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.6 + reiserfs PRODUCTION STABILITY

2001-07-12 Thread Hans Reiser
Totoro wrote: Hi, I've been running a single processor, ICP Vortex Raid 0+1, LVM, Reiserfs to an NFS server. I tried to load this server with 10 clients and it crashed with 2.4.5. I had to take 2.4.6 with quotas and nfs-patch and it works fine. It did 2500 NFS operations/sec during 2

[reiserfs-list] unfortunately our massed batch of patches we were preparing has a bug

2001-07-13 Thread Hans Reiser
so we will have to try testing them more individually (or find the bug). Thanks for your patience. Hans

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: [reiserfs-dev] hash-collisions

2001-07-13 Thread Hans Reiser
Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: Hi Hans Reiser wrote: Observations: * Creating the files on reiserfs is twice as fast as xfs * With notail it's even four times faster, 8 times faster than xfs! * XFS much faster then reiserfs for duing find . -type f|xargs cat Suprising to me

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.6 is out .. reiserfs patch needed ?

2001-07-13 Thread Hans Reiser
Stefan Fleiter wrote: Hi Dirk! On Thu, 12 Jul 2001 Dirk Mueller wrote: --- dir.c~ Wed Jul 4 14:52:37 2001 +++ dir.cWed Jul 4 14:53:43 2001 [..] This chunk is still missing in 2.4.7-pre6. Is it possible to submit this to Linus ? You are perfectly right and for me it

Re: [reiserfs-list] Aging Effects of Filesystem

2001-07-13 Thread Hans Reiser
pcg@goof.com ( Marc) (A.) (Lehmann ) wrote: On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 04:53:59PM +0200, Dirk Mueller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For me packing tails sounds like an excellent way to improve performance, (not only for you) especially for lots of small files. That it performs much worse than

Re: [reiserfs-list] umount hangs (newbie alert!)

2001-07-17 Thread Hans Reiser
Spacemonkey! wrote: On 17 Jul 2001 13:33:23 +0400, Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: Hi Spacemonkey! wrote: Greetings from the land of cheese. Which one is that? Uh, well this one happens to be Switzerland; but I forget myself! I guess that this could also be France, Tillamook

Re: [reiserfs-list] Fwd: Re: [reiserfs-list] Help! Redhat 7.1 and reiserfs!

2001-07-17 Thread Hans Reiser
simone gps wrote: -- Messaggio inoltrato -- Subject: Re: [reiserfs-list] Help! Redhat 7.1 and reiserfs! Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 13:54:57 +0400 From: Vladimir V. Saveliev [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: simone gps [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi simone gps wrote:

Re: [reiserfs-list] root fs check on bootup.

2001-07-20 Thread Hans Reiser
Dirk Mueller wrote: On Fre, 20 Jul 2001, Jan Johansson wrote: automatically checks? I looked trough the list archives, but couldnt find much.. or i didnt look closely enough. man 5 fstab: The sixth field, (fs_passno), is used by the fsck(8) pro­ gram to determine

Re: [reiserfs-list] JFS / XFS / ReiserFS

2001-07-23 Thread Hans Reiser
Federico Sevilla III wrote: On Mon, 23 Jul 2001 at 16:01, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am looking for some documentation relating to the differences between the main 3 journaling filesystems, and why some would be more appropriate in some situations than others. Comparing the three will

Re: [reiserfs-list] df diffs after backup/restore+reinstall of some RPMs

2001-07-29 Thread Hans Reiser
Manuel Krause wrote: On 07/27/2001 12:38 PM, Nikita Danilov wrote: Manuel Krause writes: Hi! I keep backup+mkreiserfs+restoring my one root partition from time to time. I _always_ mount the partitions -o noatime,notail. And usually get df differences at least after

Re: [reiserfs-list] A question for a redhat reiserfs user (oh, my sympathies....)

2001-08-01 Thread Hans Reiser
David Rees wrote: On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 08:44:24PM +0400, Hans Reiser wrote: Correct me if I am wrong, but if you were to write a 1gb file, then type halt, you could get a corrupted file instead of a perfect one, yes? I don't know, you're reiserfs expert. ;-) I would guess

Re: [reiserfs-list] Problem with 570,000+ files in single directory (LVM, ReiserFS, SuSE 7.2 2.4.4)

2001-08-07 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Wedgwood wrote: On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 02:40:43PM -0700, Gregory S. Youngblood wrote: The problem is that ls -U (for unsorted list), or just place ls or du, on this specific directory does not return anything and just thrashes the hard drive ( and CPU to a lesser

Re: [reiserfs-list] Problem with 570,000+ files in single directory (LVM, ReiserFS, SuSE 7.2 2.4.4)

2001-08-07 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Wedgwood wrote: On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 02:40:43PM -0700, Gregory S. Youngblood wrote: The problem is that ls -U (for unsorted list), or just place ls or du, on this specific directory does not return anything and just thrashes the hard drive ( and CPU to a lesser

Re: [reiserfs-list] Question on mount with big volumes

2001-08-16 Thread Hans Reiser
The starvation occurs when some process sends large requests to the same scsi controller as our journal replay which sends one block requests, and the one block requests starve. Raid-resync is one known instance where this happens. Edward's patch cures that instance. Hans Edward Shushkin

[reiserfs-list] Slashdot says: Linus is off to Finland for a week or so and released 2.4.9.

2001-08-16 Thread Hans Reiser
So I bet you that our patches that you assembled didn't go in simply because he was packing suitcases, and not for any reason deeper than that. We'll try for 2.4.10. Hans

Re: [reiserfs-list] 30% less time with Edward's patch on first / unclean mounts

2001-08-17 Thread Hans Reiser
Philippe Gramoulle wrote: Edward Shushkin wrote: It looks like you got the worst case when the system tries to find valid transaction (when your fs is just created or you have fs that was non-cleanly unmounted) and reads all journal blocks during raid5-resync process that causes a

Re: [reiserfs-list] how can i benchmark / test reiserfs ?

2001-08-27 Thread Hans Reiser
buags wrote: i installed reiserfs on my disk and the same file(s) are bigger on the reisefs partition then a ext2 Did the files have holes, and did you use cp instead of tar? Did you account for space used by the log? Hans

Re: [reiserfs-list] ReiserFS RAW for Linux 2.4.9

2001-08-27 Thread Hans Reiser
Arkadi E. Shishlov wrote: Hi. I upgraded original ReiserFS RAW patch to Linux kernel 2.4.9. Slightly tested it with Squid and Butterfly storage. If you are interested, patches are at http://kvin.lv/arkadi/reiserfs-raw/ arkadi. Ah, cool, Nikita please update our web page to

Re: [reiserfs-list] Software Raid using Reiserfs

2001-08-27 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Dukes wrote: On Mon, Aug 27, 2001 at 12:26:23PM -0700, Max Clark wrote: Is there a way to create a Raid Volume spanning multiple disks using Reiserfs? I would like to create a Raid 5 group across four hard drives. Software RAID on Linux (md devices) have nothing to do with

Re: [reiserfs-list] ReiserFS at /

2001-08-29 Thread Hans Reiser
Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: Hauser Marcel wrote: Hi I've recompiled the Kernel WITHOUT the System V/Xenix ... Filesystem ! Now everything works fine ! Is it a bug in the 2.4.9 Kernel or ReiserFS ? v7 seems to have no way to distinguish itself. So it mounts any device where

Re: [reiserfs-list] Errors in a reiserfs that hagns out my machine

2001-08-31 Thread Hans Reiser
Andreas Dilger wrote: On Aug 31, 2001 15:43 +0200, Groo, El Errante wrote: Apologize me about my ignorance, but with this procedure can be any data lost?.. I don't have any other 260GB to make a backup. If this procedure is safe, I will do it immediatly and send you the reports.

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: [reiserfs-dev] 2.4.9ac7 vs. 2.4.10pre4

2001-09-04 Thread Hans Reiser
Nikita Danilov wrote: Philippe Gramoulle writes: Object: Latest kernel to use. Hi, I've seen in the 2.4.10pre4 ChangeLog that there have been some ReiserFS update. (but i dont know wich ones in fact) I also saw that latest ac kernel includes NFS client update which can

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: [reiserfs-dev] 2.4.9ac7 vs. 2.4.10pre4

2001-09-04 Thread Hans Reiser
Philippe Gramoulle wrote: Hans Reiser wrote: Hmmm, you didn't quite answer his question. Philippe, whether you use the -ac series or 2.4.10-pre4 is not a reiserfs issue, and we honestly don't yet know which is more stable in matters not reiserfs. Both should be equally the most

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: Basic reiserfs question

2001-09-07 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Mason wrote: On Friday, September 07, 2001 11:45:31 AM +0400 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is worth noting that what started it off was: It all started with a small patch to the journaling flash filesystem (JFFS) code which caused the following to be printed

Re: [reiserfs-list] mkreiserfs /dev/hdb

2001-10-01 Thread Hans Reiser
There are two possible reasons you had trouble with mkreiserfs: * it writes to different blocks on the drive than mke2fs (and presumably hit the bad blocks you later remapped). * random chance. Maybe we should put it on our feature wish list to have mkreiserfs do some light testing of the

Re: [reiserfs-list] looking for a Master's thesis topic

2001-10-04 Thread Hans Reiser
Hubert Chan wrote: This may be a bit of an unusual request but... I'm just starting my Master's degree in Computer Science (actually a month ago), and I'm looking around for possible thesis topics (or maybe for my Ph.D. too). I thought that maybe the ReiserFS crowd may have run into

Re: [reiserfs-list] Participation on project

2001-10-04 Thread Hans Reiser
Volkmar Woinke wrote: Dear Mr. Reiser: Thank you for giving me the opportunity to contribute towards your filesystem! As far as my preparation goes: are there any publications that you might suggest off the top of your head, that would help me gain an insight and better understanding

Re: [reiserfs-list] Possible participation on ReiserFS programming efforts

2001-10-04 Thread Hans Reiser
Hans Reiser wrote: How about looking at how writes and reads are performed 4k at a time, and evaluating whether you can cause large writes and reads to be performed as large writes and reads? flx, put him on the reiserfs-dev mailing list so that he is kept aware of iicache code

Re: [reiserfs-list] permission denied errors

2001-10-19 Thread Hans Reiser
Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: Hi Harald Barth wrote: I do not think so. The problem probably appeared not recently, but some time ago. But, if you found a reliable way (either with this arlad or with something else) to get files sharing one objectid that would help us to find

Re: [reiserfs-list] ls timing

2001-10-25 Thread Hans Reiser
Vladimir V. Saveliev wrote: Hi Rutger Swarts wrote: Can you provide description of names and sizes of those files? The files are small (between 1894 and 3682) images that together make up a huge high-detail map. The names look like this: Map.xXX.yYY.gif where

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs on linux 2.4.3

2001-10-26 Thread Hans Reiser
avante avante wrote: I just read you're not supposed to mix reiserfs and linux 2.4.3. Unfortunately I didn't know that until today and that's exactly what I've been doing with Mandrake 8. Nothing unusual has happened so far but does anyone know what could happen and if I should move

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs on linux 2.4.3

2001-10-31 Thread Hans Reiser
Wait, this is a user who is afraid to compile a kernel, and you are advising he go with some non-standard experimental kernel? He should get the latest Linus Torvalds standard kernel, install it, if he gets lost doing it he should go to www.namesys.com/support.html and we will support him all

Re: [reiserfs-list] OT: Exabytes (was: reiser4 key layout.)

2001-10-31 Thread Hans Reiser
Andreas Dilger wrote: On Oct 31, 2001 17:09 +0100, Klaus Ridder wrote: This limits the filesize to 16 ExaBytes. Still enough, I think. :-) However, assuming that disc capacity is doubled every 12 month, and assuming that 1 Terabyte is what we have today, we will have 16

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: knfsd stalls on reiserfs

2001-11-11 Thread Hans Reiser
Nikita will help with this. Hans Dave Mason wrote: Further to my previous comments, I made a big ext2 partition so I could copy over the whole directory. It worked fine. I have now run it several times copying to reiserfs over nfs, with the following result: [root@fs /home]# du -sk *

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: ReiserFS data corruption in very simple configuration

2001-10-14 Thread Hans Reiser
Jens Benecke wrote: What I meant is this: AFAIK, if you exclude broken hardware, in ext2 there is no chance of a file that was never written to since mounting being corrupted on a crash, even if the fs was mounted read-write. Is this the same thing with ReiserFS? Yes.

Re: [reiserfs-list] Need reboot for full speed on reiserfs?

2001-10-15 Thread Hans Reiser
Torrey Hoffman wrote: I've been putting together a new workstation, and in the process of building and testing it I ran into an odd performance anomaly. It probably only matters for people benchmarking different reiserfs setups, but I'd like to know what causes it. In short: If you make

Re: [reiserfs-list] Viability of Open Source Business Models Tried Once Again:-)

2001-12-06 Thread Hans Reiser
Adam Goryachev wrote: I usually lurk here, but here is my 0.022c worth.. That's entirely correct point. Because it can be viewed as a situation where one man pays for everybody in the pub. Situation with custom development of software is more often goes this way: Someone gets to some

Re: [reiserfs-list] Viability of Open Source Business Models Tried Once Again:-)

2001-12-06 Thread Hans Reiser
Oleg Drokin wrote: Hello! On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 04:59:59PM +0300, Hans Reiser wrote: Sure, because they have not so much money, BUT they are trying to get as much as possible for their money. If persented with choice to get 15Gb drive for $110 + advanced filesystem for it for $11 (10

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: funny file permission after reiserfsck

2001-12-13 Thread Hans Reiser
Dieter Nützel wrote: Am Donnerstag, 13. Dezember 2001 10:26 schrieben Sie: Dieter Nützel wrote: On Thursday, 13. December 2001 03:15 you wrote: Hi all, After I've run reiserfsck on my disk, I have a file with 0 permission: # ls -l 0- 1 root root 238 Dec 11 22:52

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: Linux-2.4.17-rc1 boot problem (fwd)

2001-12-15 Thread Hans Reiser
Marcelo Tosatti wrote: Could reiserfs developers take a look at this for me ? Thanks -- Forwarded message -- Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2001 13:03:50 -0600 From: Gary White [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Linux-2.4.17-rc1 boot problem Here's the output from

[reiserfs-list] Re: Strange issue with reiserfs / 3ware raid

2001-12-16 Thread Hans Reiser
FYI. Nate, if the 3ware guys want to work with us, happy to do so. Hans Nate Amsden wrote: hi hans. im sure your a very busy guy so i will try to keep it brief. I have found what appears to me to be a critical bug in the interaction between 3ware raid10 IDE arrays and reiserfs 3.5.32. I

Re: [reiserfs-list] best kernel to work with reiserfs

2001-12-19 Thread Hans Reiser
Jens Benecke wrote: On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 01:16:59AM +1100, Soragan Kwok wrote: which 2.4 kernel that work best with reiserfs without any problem ? I am using 2.4.15pre1, new format, simple partitions and LVM volumes, about 300G in total, without any problems so far. My kernel packages can

Re: [reiserfs-list] What went into 2.4.18-pre1, what do we need? Again and again...;-)

2001-12-27 Thread Hans Reiser
Dieter Nützel wrote: Shouldn't you try to force Marcelo to integrate all pending stuff (O-inode-attrs.patch, quota)? Thanks, Dieter Actually, Marcello takes our patches very very quickly without fail when we send them in. (Alan was also good in this regard.) I have confidence

Re: [reiserfs-list] When will Reiserfs be ready?

2002-01-04 Thread Hans Reiser
_nasturtium wrote: Go over to http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2001/Dec01/12-17pss.asp in Konqueror, Lynx or your favorite web browser and you will find gasp unprecedented range of no-charge services and support tools just in time for holiday season. Now thats a nice touch (but

Re: [reiserfs-list] When will Reiserfs be ready?

2002-01-04 Thread Hans Reiser
Jens Benecke wrote: Just as file systems like NTFS never stabilize. NT 3.51's NTFS was infamous for panicking in the middle of a swap operation and umounting all disks, then crashing because it couldn't note this crash in the event log on one of the umounted disks ;) NT4 still did this

[reiserfs-list] magic is useless Determining File Types

2002-01-04 Thread Hans Reiser
Alexander G. M. Smith wrote: Raphael Bosshard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on Wed, 02 Jan 2002 14:51:03 +0100: What do you think about the filetype beeing just another attribute? How difficult would it be to realize? Not so difficult, in my oppinion, but I am most certainly wrong. BeOS does do

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: magic is useless Determining File Types

2002-01-05 Thread Hans Reiser
Ross Vandegrift wrote: echo requires good stereo to sound good filename/..comments Then what about the following: $ ls -aF ./ ../ somename somename_dir/ $ cp ~/file somename when I meant $ cp ~/file somename_dir/ but missed the typo? Does cp need someway to know that file isn't

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: magic is useless Determining File Types

2002-01-05 Thread Hans Reiser
Miguel de Icaza wrote: Let us get a bit more specific. You should echo text/plain /etc/passwd/..mime-type Note the prepending with '..', as this allows distinguishing directory meta-data from files by use of a style convention. Folks, if you don't like .. as a prefix for meta-data,

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: magic is useless Determining File Types

2002-01-13 Thread Hans Reiser
Hubert Chan wrote: The .. just means something special to the OS, It doesn't mean something special to the OS, you guys are missing my intention, it is a style convention, not more. Hans

Re: [reiserfs-list] Re: magic is useless Determining File Types

2002-01-13 Thread Hans Reiser
Alexander G. M. Smith wrote: David L. Parsley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on Fri, 04 Jan 2002 19:23:11 -0500: I'll agree that I initially thought the 'file as directory' idea had a very high cool factor - but Linus, Al Viro, etc. convinced me otherwise. This also makes me think you'll have a hard

Re: [reiserfs-list] delaying writes for more than 5 seconds

2002-01-21 Thread Hans Reiser
Bram Stolk wrote: On Mon, 21 Jan 2002 16:21:30 +0300 Nikita Danilov [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bram Stolk writes: Hello, I'm trying to delay the writes to disk. Normally, this can be achieved by editting /proc/sys/vm/bdflush I believed reiserfs does not use bdflush nor

Re: [reiserfs-list] delaying writes for more than 5 seconds

2002-01-21 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Mason wrote: On Monday, January 21, 2002 04:45:44 PM +0300 Hans Reiser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I thought that I requested that meta-data and data be given the same delay (30 seconds)? What happened to my request? Oleg, track and resolve this issue please. metadata writes

Re: [reiserfs-list] Recovering a file system not found by utilities

2002-01-27 Thread Hans Reiser
Ed Tomlinson wrote: Vitaly, I think Andrew could easily turn out to be right. How about adding a clause to your $25 per hour? If, in our opinion, the bug turns out to be the result of a reiserfs problem, all changes will be waived. Ed Tomlinson On January 27, 2002 06:49 am, Vitaly

Re: [reiserfs-list] Wrong link to reiserfsprogs

2002-01-28 Thread Hans Reiser
Martin Knoblauch wrote: Martin Knoblauch wrote: Hi, the reiserfsprogs link on the namesys download page seems to be wrong. It points to: ftp://ftp.namesys.com/pub/reiserfsprogs/reiserfsprogs-3.x.1.tar.gz where it should point to:

[reiserfs-list] Re: [reiserfs-dev] Re: Note describing poor dcache utilization under high memory pressure

2002-01-28 Thread Hans Reiser
If I understand you right, your scheme has the fundamental flaw that one dcache entry on a page can keep an entire page full of slackers in memory, and since there is little correlation in usage between dcache entries that happen to get stored on a page, the result is that the effectiveness

Re: [reiserfs-list] RAID5 performance over reiserfs

2002-01-30 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Mason wrote: On Tuesday, January 29, 2002 04:08:47 PM -0600 Matthew Hunter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've spent some time recently building a new system, and trying to optimize the HD setup on that system. That means a 3-disk RAID for most of the important data (RAID5 for important data,

Re: [reiserfs-list] partition became full

2002-01-30 Thread Hans Reiser
Matt Simonsen wrote: Just a wild guess, but perhaps you should look at LSOF to see if the process is keeping a file open which has already been deleted. I have seen many times a du not show this file, while df has a partition being totally full. Kill the process that's keeping the file

[reiserfs-list] Re: [reiserfs-dev] Re: Note describing poor dcache utilization under high memory pressure

2002-01-30 Thread Hans Reiser
Oliver Xymoron wrote: Can we get you to agree that basically all subpage objects are immovable? No. Certainly not in the general case, and I think Josh found ways to handle the dcache case. If we can simply free the old objects, we don't actually have to move the hot ones, as he points

Re: [reiserfs-list] Unsolicited Comercial Email to Namesys.com discussion/support mailinglist reiserfs-list@namesys.com

2002-01-30 Thread Hans Reiser
Mike Hodson wrote: Hello. I am not a member of Namesys, nor a partner, nor even a business affiliate. I just happen to use their ReiserFS filesystem on my computer. This is how I recieved your unsolicited commercial message. Hundreds if not Thousands of others have also recieved your message,

Re: [reiserfs-list] lsattr/chattr and ReiserFS

2002-02-25 Thread Hans Reiser
Nikita Danilov wrote: Andreas Dilger writes: On Feb 23, 2002 15:01 +0100, Marek 'Marecki' Szuba wrote: On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Andreas Dilger wrote: There is an attribute patch for reiserfs which is compatible with the ext2 attributes interface, and e2fsprogs 1.26+ has support for the

Re: [reiserfs-list] Reiserfs on Freebsd

2002-03-03 Thread Hans Reiser
Bradley Kite wrote: Hi there I currently have too much time on my hands and am looking into the possibilities (and feasibility) of implementing ReiserFS on FreeBSD Does any body know if someone is currently doing this? I dont want to duplicate the effort involved, and would much rather join an

Re: [reiserfs-list] postmark performance numbers for ReiserFS

2002-03-03 Thread Hans Reiser
We'll try to reproduce your results We haven't run postmark recently I think Elena can you try to reproduce? Can you describe your hardware? Do you have tails on or off? Hans Ray Bryant wrote: I've been working on a draft of a file systems performance paper comparing ext2, ext3,

Re: [reiserfs-list] postmark-2.0.c benchmark; previous email

2002-03-03 Thread Hans Reiser
Ray Bryant wrote: The list sofwtare apparently stripped this off because it was a binary file (I had to gzip it to get it below the 40KB message size limit for this list) Anyway, if you are interested in a copy of the benchmark, please email me and I will send it along to you Please send to

Re: [reiserfs-list] reiserfs -o notail less throughput than ext3?

2002-03-03 Thread Hans Reiser
Anders Widman wrote: On Saturday, March 02, 2002 06:55:24 PM +0300 Oleg Drokin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello! On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 07:16:08PM +0100, Matthias Andree wrote: I have some observation here that I cannot explain to myself. It seems as though ReiserFS impaired my throughput on

Re: [reiserfs-list] postmark performance numbers for ReiserFS

2002-03-04 Thread Hans Reiser
Andreas Dilger wrote: On Mar 04, 2002 00:32 -0500, Chris Mason wrote: Ok, I'm not going to be able to replicate the entire test, but I can at least demonstrate the high number of subdirectories is slowing down the creation time I'm guessing it is either caused by the subdirectory inodes not

Re: [reiserfs-list] redone File Mark Benchmarks -- reran with original postmark-1.5.c

2002-03-05 Thread Hans Reiser
Ray Bryant wrote: I can do that once the current benchmark run stops. In the meantime, here is how it is being mounted: mount -t reiserfs -o notail /dev/sdb1 /mnt/sdb1 Is that not good enough? Chris Mason wrote: On Tuesday, March 05, 2002 12:02:52 PM -0600 Ray Bryant [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [reiserfs-list] IBM HDDs

2002-03-08 Thread Hans Reiser
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[reiserfs-list] Re: The trouble with subfile metadata; an alternative suggested

2002-03-12 Thread Hans Reiser
Alexander Lyamin wrote: Leo Comerford. Content-Description: Forwarded message - failure notice On Sun, 2002-03-10 at 07:41, Hans Reiser wrote: The trouble with subfile metadata; an alternative suggested Leo Comerford mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] - (Homepage) http://www.st

Re: [reiserfs-list] knfsd/samba performance with reisefs and 1Gbitnetwork.

2002-03-18 Thread Hans Reiser
Oleg Drokin wrote: Hello! On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 07:43:11PM +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is somehow related to knfsd, I think. I will tell you what I will be able to find. The fact, that only ext3 does not show this problem made me also think about, that the kernel locking code might

[reiserfs-list] Re: Comparison between ext2 and reiserfs for stability

2002-03-21 Thread Hans Reiser
bo wrote: Reiser teams, I am sorry if any one of you received the VIRUS via my email address today. I have no idea how it spread by my email. I am the one that received the same VIRUS, too. Could I get any data related with stability test(stress test, 48 hours long test,

Re: [reiserfs-list] Comparison between ext2 and reiserfs for stability

2002-03-21 Thread Hans Reiser
Oleg Drokin wrote: Hello! On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 04:51:06PM -0800, bo wrote: Could I get any data related with stability test(stress test, 48 hours long test, ...) with ext2 and reiserfs? There are way too many stress tests out threre. Also any particular load you want to handle on your

Re: [reiserfs-list] Silly question, defrag

2002-04-03 Thread Hans Reiser
Matthew Johnson wrote: On Wednesday 03 April 2002 00:21, Joe Cooper wrote: Don't Well I don't, but when newbies who are used to computing on win32 systems hear that they may not just accept the word don't. Actually its hard to find the reasons exactly why one does not defrag. ;-) ReiserFS

Re: [reiserfs-list] Silly question, defrag

2002-04-03 Thread Hans Reiser
Matthew Johnson wrote: Defragging is a missing feature. It will be the most important feature of V4.1 4.1 seems pretty exciting, but why the need to defrag on these filesystems vs others. Or do we not yet have the data? Guess I am intrigued on how these work. Will defrag be included for

Re: [reiserfs-list] Degrading performance?

2002-04-10 Thread Hans Reiser
Bill Rees wrote: Hi, I've got a appication I'm testing that writes millions of 15K files to an 800gb raidset (5x160 gb Maxtor drives on a 3ware 7450 controller). The basic format of the directory structure is as follows: /partition/00/mmdd/hhmm/file1 (15k)

Re: [reiserfs-list] Degrading performance?

2002-04-10 Thread Hans Reiser
Bill Rees wrote: Hi, I've got a appication I'm testing that writes millions of 15K files to an 800gb raidset (5x160 gb Maxtor drives on a 3ware 7450 controller). The basic format of the directory structure is as follows: /partition/00/mmdd/hhmm/file1 (15k)

Re: [reiserfs-list] journal size==0 [reiserfs 3.6, reiserutils 3.x.1b]

2002-04-14 Thread Hans Reiser
Thomas Wiedemann wrote: hi reiserfs-developers, i cannot mount my reiserfs partition any more, because of that: super-459: read_super_block: super found at block 16 is within its own log. It must not be of this format type. so, here's the story how i created this error and some details:

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-04-29 Thread Hans Reiser
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 29 Apr 2002 19:56:59 +0200, Matthias Andree [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Barring write cache effects, fsync() only returns after all blocks are on disk. While I'm not sure if and if yes, which, Linux file systems are affected, but for portable applications, be

Re: [reiserfs-list] DNS server reading directly from reiserfs

2002-05-02 Thread Hans Reiser
Phil Howard wrote: Continuing from an earlier discussion I had regarding the use of reiserfs based files in place of databases, I was thinking about the issues involved in serving DNS data directly from files. The concern I had previously was the performance hit from open(),read(),close() to

Re: [reiserfs-list] 2.4.19-pre7 / corruption on unwanted reboot

2002-05-06 Thread Hans Reiser
Dirk Mueller wrote: Hi, I've seen HEAVY file corruption on unwanted reboots (like pressing the reset button accidently) on reiserfs with this kernel on 3 machines now. The symptom is that it finds a LOT of files to unlink on journal replay, which I find suspicious as those machines are

Re: [reiserfs-list] Performance question

2002-05-06 Thread Hans Reiser
glob is implemented by the shell not the filesystem. This is not for good reason, it just is. We could write something for you to do it in the filesystem and it would be faster. Is your need for speed critical enough to justify writing something special for it? Hans Oleg Drokin wrote:

Re: [reiserfs-list] fsync() Performance Issue

2002-05-06 Thread Hans Reiser
Chris Mason wrote: On Sat, 2002-05-04 at 10:59, Hans Reiser wrote: So how about if you revise fsync so that it always sends data blocks to the journal not to the main disk? This gets a little sticky. Once you log a block, it might be replayed after a crash. So, you have to protect

Re: [reiserfs-list] A couple of questions

2002-05-16 Thread Hans Reiser
Steve Pratt wrote: Hans Reiser wrote: Oleg Drokin wrote: Hello! On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 01:42:48PM +0400, Hans Reiser wrote: Second, what is the option to keep fsck from prompting for 'Yes' when running. I need to exec this without additional input. Seems like

Re: [reiserfs-list] Problems with journal size option on mkfs

2002-05-16 Thread Hans Reiser
Oleg Drokin wrote: Hello! On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 09:59:46AM -0500, Steve Pratt wrote: This is because non-standard journal support is only included in 2.5 kernel series. 2.4 support is available as separate patch for now. So just to be sure I understand this:the

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