[arch-dev-public] [Installer] Reserved-Blocks-Percentage
jud at judfilm.net
Wed Oct 15 21:12:38 EDT 2008
Now that the Installer is of interest again, I wanted to ask if
this idea could make a better sane default for the Installer's
/etc/mke2fs.conf - Meaning when you create and format ext2/3/4
(any others?) partitions.
"Specify the percentage of the filesystem blocks reserved for the
super-user. This avoids fragmentation, and allows root-owned
daemons, such as syslogd(8), to continue to function correctly after
non-privileged processes are prevented from writing to the filesystem.
The default percentage is 5%."
Now it seems this reserved space is unavailable to users and now that
Hard Drives are massive, this 5% is alot of space.
Would the option -m1 or even -m0 be a better sane default?
or maybe even user defined?
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