[Gluster-devel] noatime mount option on the client?
Hans Einar Gautun
einar.gautun at statkart.no
Tue Mar 25 11:36:51 UTC 2008
Just a question now: If you mount the backend disks with noatime option,
will glusterfs then drop it as well?
On Mon, 2008-03-17 at 08:40 +0530, Anand Avati wrote:
> > I'm wondering if it would help the performance for small files if I add
> > the noatime option in the fstab for the gluster mount on the client
> > machines (it's already there on the servers, of course).
> > So basically, could a setting like
> > /etc/glusterfs/glusterfs-client.vol /mnt/gluster1 glusterfs
> > defaults,noatime 0 0
> > be useful? Or is atime updates none of the clients business?
> Currently the option would not help. atime is updated bo storage/posix
> 'naturally'. Other translators which do caching (like read-ahead) have
> options to send dummy 1-byte read to update the atime when the requests hits
> the cache.
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