[Gluster-users] mkfs.xfs inode size question
Kaleb S. KEITHLEY
kkeithle at redhat.com
Wed Oct 3 11:22:28 UTC 2012
On 10/03/2012 02:36 AM, Bryan Whitehead wrote:
> Look at this guide:
> I noticed this: "you must increase the inode size to 512 bytes from
> the default 256 bytes"
> With an example mkfs.xfs like: mkfs.xfs -i size=512 DEVICE
> I didn't do this when first setting up my bricks. Will I suddenly be
> boned some random time in the future?
You may see poorer performance than you would on an xfs with size=512;
that's about it.
When all the xattrs won't fit in a single inode they'll spill over into
a second inode. The extra overhead of reading the extra inode is where
the performance impact occurs.
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